A series of explosions caused by a gas leak killed 25 people and injured 267 in Taiwan`s second city on Friday, sending flames shooting 15 storeys into the air, setting ablaze entire blocks and reducing small shops to rubble.
An explosion that investigators said may have been caused by gas killed three people at a shopping complex in Russia`s remote Altai region in southern Siberia on Sunday, law enforcement authorities said.
At least 14 people, including five
children, were injured on Tuesday when a huge gas explosion tore
through a row of houses in the Greater Manchester area of
northern England, police and rescuers said.