Taiwan Gas Line Explosion in Kaohshiung City, August 2014

27 people died in the blast and 286 were injured after a gas leak caused a series of explosions in the city of Kaohsiung, Taiwan on July 31, 2014.

Reports of a gas leak were received by the local fire department around 9:00pm on Thursday evening and the explosions started around midnight.

Photos taken on August 2, 2014