At least 24 people have been injured following an explosion on a train in Taiwan.
The cause of the blast, at the Songshan railway station in the capital Taipei, is not yet known.
#FLASH Loud explosion at train station In Taipei (Taiwan); many injuries reported after explosion on a commuter train.
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According to local reports, a man in his forties entered the carriage, put something down and left the train. Shortly, a fire broke out and more than a dozen people were taken to hospital.
Authorities said the blast was most likely caused by a ‘firecracker-like device’.
Pictures from social media clearly show the scene. Firefighters arrived.