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Un Québécois témoin des explosions à Taïwan

01/08/2014 12:44 EDT | Actualisé 01/10/2014 05:12 EDT
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Local residents look at the damage caused by gas explosions in the southern Taiwan city of Kaohsiung on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 25 people and injured up to 267 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping up roads as terrified residents fled an inferno. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH (Photo credit should read SAM YEH/AFP/Getty Images)

Carl Pelletier est un entrepreneur installé depuis trois ans dans la ville de Kaohsiung, à Taïwan. Les explosions qui ont fait 25 morts dans la nuit de jeudi à vendredi sont survenues près de chez lui. Les images qu'il a mises en ligne témoignent des importants dommages qu'elles ont provoqués.

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  • ASSOCIATED PRESS
    Locals survey the damage from a massive gas explosion in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. Scores of people were killed and more than 200 others injured when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan\'s second-largest city overnight, hurling concrete through the air and blasting long trenches in the streets, authorities said Friday. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
  • ASSOCIATED PRESS
    An emergency rescue team uses a sniffer dog to look for missing persons after massive gas explosions in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A series of explosions about midnight Thursday and early Friday ripped through Taiwan\'s second-largest city, killing scores of people, Taiwan\'s National Fire Agency said Friday. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
  • ASSOCIATED PRESS
    A local woman walks past a damaged firetruck after massive gas explosions in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. A series of explosions about midnight Thursday and early Friday ripped through Taiwan\'s second-largest city, killing scores of people, Taiwan\'s National Fire Agency said Friday. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)
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    A general view shows the damaged road after the gas explosions in southern Kaohsiung on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 24 people and injured up to 271 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping up roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
  • SAM YEH via Getty Images
    A general view shows the damaged road after the gas explosions in southern Kaohsiung on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 24 people and injured up to 271 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping up roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
  • SAM YEH via Getty Images
    A general view shows the damaged road after the gas explosions in southern Kaohsiung on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 24 people and injured up to 271 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping up roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
  • SAM YEH via Getty Images
    A general view shows the damaged road after the gas explosions in southern Kaohsiung on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 24 people and injured up to 271 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping up roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
  • SAM YEH via Getty Images
    Rescue workers and their dog search through the site after the gas explosions in southern Kaohsiung on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 24 people and injured up to 271 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping up roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
  • SAM YEH via Getty Images
    A rescue worker and his dog search through the site after gas explosions in southern Kaohsiung on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 24 people and injured up to 271 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping up roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
  • SAM YEH via Getty Images
    A general view shows the damaged road after the gas explosions in southern Kaohsiung on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 24 people and injured up to 271 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping up roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
  • SAM YEH via Getty Images
    A general view shows the damaged road after the gas explosions in southern Kaohsiung on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 24 people and injured up to 271 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping up roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
  • SAM YEH via Getty Images
    A general view shows the damaged road after the gas explosions in southern kaohsiung on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 24 people and injured up to 271 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping up roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
  • SAM YEH via Getty Images
    Local residents look at the site after the gas explosions in southern Kaohsiung on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 24 people and injured up to 271 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping up roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
  • SAM YEH via Getty Images
    A man walks past damaged cars after the gas explosions in southern Kaohsiung on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 24 people and injured up to 271 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping up roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
  • SAM YEH via Getty Images
    A policeman stands guard by damaged firetrucks after the gas explosions in southern Kaohsiung on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 24 people and injured up to 271 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping up roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
  • SAM YEH via Getty Images
    A general view shows the damaged road after the gas explosions in southern Kaohsiung on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 24 people and injured up to 271 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping up roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
  • SAM YEH via Getty Images
    A general view shows the damaged road after the gas explosions in southern Kaohsiung on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 24 people and injured up to 271 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping up roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
  • SAM YEH via Getty Images
    A general view shows the damaged road after the gas explosions in southern Kaohsiung on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 24 people and injured up to 271 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping up roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
  • SAM YEH via Getty Images
    Local residents walk past the explosion site in southern Kaohsiung city on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 24 people and injured 271 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping open roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
  • SAM YEH via Getty Images
    A local resident rides past the explosion site in southern Kaohsiung city on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 24 people and injured 271 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping open roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
  • SAM YEH via Getty Images
    Local residents look at the explosion site in southern Kaohsiung city on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 22 people and injured up to 270 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping open roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
  • SAM YEH via Getty Images
    Local residents walk past the explosion site in southern Kaohsiung city on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 22 people and injured up to 270 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping open roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
  • SAM YEH via Getty Images
    Local residents walk past the explosion site in southern Kaohsiung city on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 22 people and injured up to 270 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping open roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
  • SAM YEH via Getty Images
    Local residents walk past the explosion site in southern Kaohsiung city on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 22 people and injured up to 270 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping open roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
  • SAM YEH via Getty Images
    Local residents walk past the explosion site in southern Kaohsiung city on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 22 people and injured up to 270 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping open roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
  • SAM YEH via Getty Images
    A local resident looks at the explosion site in southern Kaohsiung city on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 22 people and injured up to 270 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping open roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
  • SAM YEH via Getty Images
    A local resident crosses the explosion site in southern Kaohsiung city on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 22 people and injured up to 270 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping open roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
  • SAM YEH via Getty Images
    Local residents walk past the explosion site in southern Kaohsiung city on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 22 people and injured up to 270 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping open roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
  • SAM YEH via Getty Images
    Local residents walk past the explosion site in southern Kaohsiung city on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 22 people and injured up to 270 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping open roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
  • SAM YEH via Getty Images
    Rescue workers search through the explosion site in southern Kaohsiung city on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 22 people and injured up to 270 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping open roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
  • SAM YEH via Getty Images
    Rescue workers search through the explosion site in southern Kaohsiung city on August 1, 2014. A series of powerful gas blasts killed at least 22 people and injured up to 270 in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, overturning cars and ripping open roads, officials said. AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH
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    Rescue workers inspect the body of a victim following a blast in the city of Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan early on August 1, 2014. The explosion, that is believed to have been caused by a gas leak, killed at least four people and wounded 186 others. AFP PHOTO / STRINGER
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    Residents carry a wounded person following a blast in the city of Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan early on August 1, 2014. The explosion, that is believed to have been caused by a gas leak, killed at least four people and wounded 186 others. AFP PHOTO / STRINGER
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    People take pictures of a crater caused by a blast in the city of Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan early on August 1, 2014. The explosion, that is believed to have been caused by a gas leak, killed at least four people and wounded 186 others. AFP PHOTO / STRINGER
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    A blast rips through the city of Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan late on July 31, 2014. The explosion, that is believed to have been caused by a gas leak, killed at least four people and wounded 186 others. AFP PHOTO / STRINGER
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    A blast rips through the city of Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan early on August 1, 2014. The explosion, that is believed to have been caused by a gas leak, killed at least four people and wounded 186 others. AFP PHOTO / STRINGER
  • ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images
    KAOHSIUNG JULY 31: An woman moves a furniture at the outside on July 31, 2014 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. 800 soldiers participated in the rescue efforts after a gas pipeline exploded killing 20 (5 firemen), injuring 290 and destroying 4 firetrucks (Photo by ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)
  • STRINGER via Getty Images
    A policeman stands next to the covered body of a victim following a large blast in the city of Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan early on August 1, 2014. The explosion, that is believed to have been caused by a gas leak, killed at least four people and wounded 186 others. AFP PHOTO / STRINGER
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    KAOHSIUNG - JULY 31: Water sprays are seen on July 31, 2014 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. 800 soldiers participated in the rescue efforts after a gas pipeline exploded killing 20 (5 firemen), injuring 290 and destroying 4 firetrucks.