SINGAPORE - A Singaporean was hurt at a fire at a Taipei water park that has injured more than 500.
A cloud of coloured powder exploded over a crowd during a live event at the water park and erupted into a huge fireball, a New York Times report said.
"One Singaporean who was at the event was injured," said the Singapore Trade Office in Taipei. "We are in touch with the family to render consular assistance."
According to the New Taipei City Health Department, 519 were injured, with 190 sustaining serious injuries. There are 182 people warded in intensive care wards, it said in a release on its website.
Around 1,000 spectators had been at the Color Play Asia event at the Formosa Fun Coast water park, just outside the capital Taipei, according to officials.
Singaporeans in Taiwan who require consular assistance are advised to contact the Singapore Trade Office in Taipei at +886-9-5353-2638 or email@example.com