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Explosions in Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung said to have been caused by a gas leak

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Explosions in Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung said to have been caused by a gas leak Explosions in Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung said to have been caused by a gas leak Explosions in Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung said to have been caused by a gas leak At least 24 people have been killed and 271 injured in a series of massive underground gas blasts in Taiwan.The fires are believed to have been caused by a leak of propene, often known as propylene, a petrochemical material not intended for public use.Emergency services are still looking for people they believe are trapped under the rubble.Residents who live along the pipelines have been asked to evacuate.