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25 hurt in explosion on Taiwan commuter train; Authorities rule out terrorism

(Source: New York Times, July 8, 2016)

HONG KONG — The authorities in Taiwan said on Friday that they had ruled out organized terrorism in a bombing on a commuter train that left at least 25 people wounded. The blast occurred on Thursday night in one of the train’s carriages as it was approaching a station in Taipei, the capital. The official Central News Agency cited witnesses describing an explosion followed by flames that spread in the carriage. Most of the injuries were minor, but one person was in critical condition.

Full story: New York Times

Friday, July 8, 2016

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