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1 dead in Taiwan water park blaze

Updated: 06 29 , 2015 15:30
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TAIPEI -- One of the nearly 500 people injured in a water park blaze on Saturday night in Taiwan died in hospital on Monday.

The 20-year-old woman, surnamed Lee, suffered burns to 90 percent of her body, according to Chung Shan Medical University Hospital in the island's Taichung City.

The fire broke out after a large amount of flammable powder exploded in the park in New Taipei City. Some 200 people were severely injured.