Taiwan train blast injures 24 people

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An explosion ripped through a busy commuter train in Taiwan’s capital, Taipei, late on Thursday injuring at least 24 people, police say. The blast hit a train at Taipei’s Songshan station before midnight leaving some passengers badly burned. Police told local media they found a broken tube with explosive material inside that looked like a firecracker. Premier Lin Chuan told media it appeared “malicious” but police have not ruled out an accident.

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