Gas explosions in Taiwan

A series of gas explosions sets ablaze entire blocks, reducing shops to rubble in Taiwan's second largest city.

  • Wreckage of vehicles are seen amongst debris after an explosion in Kaohsiung � Stringer Taiwan / Reuters

  • Wreckage of a car is pictured after an explosion in Kaohsiung � Stringer Taiwan / Reuters

  • Wreckage of a damaged car is pictured after an explosion in Kaohsiung � Stringer Taiwan / Reuters

  • People walk across a gap caused by an explosion in Kaohsiung � Stringer Taiwan / Reuters

  • Rescue personnel survey the wreckage after an explosion in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan � Toby Chang / Reuters

  • Rescue personnel survey the wreckage after an explosion in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan � Toby Chang / Reuters

  • A road is seen after an explosion in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan � Toby Chang / Reuters

  • A rooftop view shows a road after an explosion in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan � Toby Chang / Reuters