taiwan formosa water park explosion injures hundreds
It is believed that Saturday\'s incident at the Formosa Water Park in Formosa was that a colored powder was ignited after being discharged into the crowd.
The video shows people panicking and screaming.
An inflatable water toy used as a stretcher is displayed.
About 190 people were seriously injured.
The number of intensive care units is 182.
Some of them breathe in powder, causing breathing problems.
Local media say organizers of the Asian events of the color drama have been taken away by prosecutors for questioning.
The video of the incident showed that a party was in full swing when a fire broke out.
A slightly injured male student said it was \"hell\", AFP reported \".
\"Blood is everywhere, including in the pool, where many injured people soak to relieve the pain.
\"I see a lot of people whose skin is gone,\" added his girlfriend . \"
\"The fire was soon under control, but the cause of the accident was still under investigation.
The authorities believe that what caught fire caused color powder spray or dust.
To create a party atmosphere-to explode.
The substance is also used in other countries.
Our reporter said it was made of dry corn and very flammable.
The municipal authorities said 519 victims were taken to 41 hospitals and 413 were still in the hospital.
The incident happened at about 20: 30. 12:30 GMT).
At that time, more than 1,000 people were near the stage.
\"Our initial understanding was the explosion and the fire,\" the fire department said. . .
It\'s caused by powder spray.
This may be due to the fact that the lights on the stage are too hot \".
As the temperature reached 36 degrees, many people flocked to the water park on Saturday. 6C (98F)
Sui, a BBC correspondent in Taipei, said it was as high as 38C in Taipei and other parts of Taiwan.
Zhu Lijun, mayor of Xinbei City, ordered the water park to be closed immediately for investigation.
Our reporter added that Taiwan has suffered a series of deadly fires in the past few years, in part because of poor implementation of building and fire safety regulations and illegal buildings.
Earlier this year, a fire killed six firefighters, prompting orders to rectify illegally built buildings and upgrade the equipment and training of firefighters.