TAIPEI–Another victim of an arsenal blast in Yilan County late last month has died, bringing the explosion’s death toll to six, the Tri-Service General Hospital said Monday.
Tsao Chang-fa, 56, suffered second- to third-degree burns over 90 percent of his body in the explosion and died Nov. 19, according to the hospital.
Chang Chun-teh, 42, who suffered burns over 11 percent of his body, received skin graft surgery and returned home for recuperation Saturday, the hospital said.
Another victim, Huang Yin-yu, a 48-year-old who suffered burns over 55 percent of his body, remained in stable condition after skin graft surgery, the hospital added.
The explosion occurred Oct. 28, when a military arsenal in Yuanshan Township in Yilan County was destroying a batch of flash grenades.