Firefighters battle the blaze at a building in Kaohsiung, Taiwan on Thursday. Photo: EBC via AP Firefighters battle the blaze at a building in Kaohsiung, Taiwan on Thursday. Photo: EBC via AP
Firefighters battle the blaze at a building in Kaohsiung, Taiwan on Thursday. Photo: EBC via AP
Taiwan

‘Extremely fierce’ fire kills 46 people and injures dozens in southern Taiwan

  • Blaze ripped through 13-storey mixed-use building in Kaohsiung in the early hours of Thursday
  • Authorities are still investigating the cause; witnesses said they heard a loud bang before it broke out

Topic |   Taiwan
Firefighters battle the blaze at a building in Kaohsiung, Taiwan on Thursday. Photo: EBC via AP Firefighters battle the blaze at a building in Kaohsiung, Taiwan on Thursday. Photo: EBC via AP
Firefighters battle the blaze at a building in Kaohsiung, Taiwan on Thursday. Photo: EBC via AP
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