Nearly 500 injured in explosion at Taiwan water park – CNN.com
(CNN)Taiwan’s Ministry of Health and Welfare put out a call for medical supplies and skin grafts for the hundreds injured after flammable powder exploded in midair at a recreational water park, Taiwanese media reported. By late Sunday, no fatalities had been reported, and the total number of injuries had dropped to 498, according to China’s Taipei-based Central News Agency, which cited New Taipei’s Public Health Department. The department said some of the injured were inadvertently counted twice in its previous tally of 524. Forty-three hospitals are treating casualties, CNA reported, and 202 of the victims are in critical condition.