Taiwan explosion aftermath

first_imgStadium explosion kills two in Madagascar People carry an injured victim from an accidental explosion during a music concert at the Formosa People carry an injured victim from an accidental explosion during a music concert at the FormosaAn explosion in Taipei turned a colored powder party into an inferno, more than 510 people, including 4 tourists from the Chinese mainland, were injured. Nearly 200 suffered serious injuries.The explosion hit a water park Saturday after colored powder being sprayed onto a crowd ignited. Footage shows crowds dancing as music played. Clouds of powder suddenly turned into a ball of fire and tore through the spectators. Terrified party goers ran for their lives, screaming, as they were overtaken by flames.According to the police, around 12,000 people attended the Color Play Asia event at the Formosa Fun Coast water park that night. City authorities shut the park down and are investigating the incident. 5 people responsible for the event have been detained by police for questioning.Taiwan’s fire department has concluded the explosion was caused by a powder spray. The Deputy Mayor of New Taipei – Hou Youyi- made the announcement at a news briefing earlier today.Related China Kunshan Factory Explosion center_img South Africa Rastafarianslast_img read more

IU Data Breach Could Impact Student Information

first_imgThe personal data breach at IU could impact over 140,000 students and recent graduates.Officials at Indiana University say that personal information of students and recent graduates may have been exposed.The names, addresses and Social Security numbers for approximately 146,000 students across seven IU campuses who attended the university from 2011-2014 may have been breached.IU reported the incident to the Attorney Generals Office on Tuesday. Students that are possibly affected will be contacted by the school.If you have questions, IU has set up a call center. It will be open beginning after 8 a.m. on Feb. 28. Call 866-254-1484.last_img

Vice President’s XV victorious in simulation match

first_imgRUGBY action continued at the National Park yesterday when a president’s XV team took on a vice-president’s XV in a simulation match.The match filled the gap left by the postponement of the Guinness Sevens (7s) which was scheduled to start yesterday with the two teams following a similar combination of national players along with the youngsters.When the dust settled, it was the vice-president’s VX that emerged victorious,with Osaie McKenzie scoring twice while Daniel Anderson and Carlton Barrow each scoring one;Kevin Wills scored a conversion.On the president’s XV side, Jason Tyrell, Rondel McAurther and Rickford Cummings each scored one while Ryan Gonzalves scored a conversion.last_img