Michael Chu displays an image of his 18-year-old daughter, Julie, at a hospital in Taipei. Julie suffered burns to more than 70 per cent of her body in the water park explosion. Photo: AFP
Michael Chu displays an image of his 18-year-old daughter, Julie, at a hospital in Taipei. Julie suffered burns to more than 70 per cent of her body in the water park explosion. Photo: AFP

Parents' agony as long, slow death toll from Taiwan colour party continues to rise

Three weeks after fire engulfed hundreds of young partygoers, parents keep vigil at their children’s bedsides, willing them to survive

Michael Chu displays an image of his 18-year-old daughter, Julie, at a hospital in Taipei. Julie suffered burns to more than 70 per cent of her body in the water park explosion. Photo: AFP
Michael Chu displays an image of his 18-year-old daughter, Julie, at a hospital in Taipei. Julie suffered burns to more than 70 per cent of her body in the water park explosion. Photo: AFP
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