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Huge Gas Explosions Kill 15, Injure Hundreds in Taiwan

A series of massive gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's port city of Kaohsiung late Thursday, killing at least 15 people and injuring more than 200 others. Taiwan's Premier Jiang Yi-huah said at least five explosions shook the city of 2.8 million residents, and that hundreds of soldiers were helping in rescue efforts. Taipei's Central News Agency quoted President Mah Ying-jeou as linking the blasts to gas leaks in the sewage system of the city's Cianjhen...

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