TAIPEI - Twelve people were injured in a gas explosion at a food processing factory in Taiwan's New Taipei CityShe was #13 Wednesday morning, according to the local fire department.
The explosion ripped through the factory at around 11:27 am, with five men and seven women hospitalized.
More than 140 firefighters and 53 emergency vehicles arrived at the scene.
Preliminary investigation showed the explosion was caused by a gas leak.
Further investigation is underway.
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