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#Blast

From TheJournal.ie Lebanon's president rejects global probe into port blast Beirut

Lebanon's president rejects global probe into port blast

Michel Aoun today said a missile or negligence could have been responsible for the explosion.

From TheJournal.ie 'People just want to burst into tears': Beirut blast sends shockwaves through Lebanon Explosion

'People just want to burst into tears': Beirut blast sends shockwaves through Lebanon

A large area of the Lebanese capital sits under rubble today following the blast less than 48 hours ago.

From TheJournal.ie Department of Foreign Affairs fielding 'a number of calls' from Irish citizens following Beirut blast Beirut

Department of Foreign Affairs fielding 'a number of calls' from Irish citizens following Beirut blast

Irish peacekeeping troops are also stationed in Lebanon but have all been accounted for and are ‘safe’.

From TheJournal.ie Two injured in fresh explosion in Austin as police investigate series of parcel bombings Texas

Two injured in fresh explosion in Austin as police investigate series of parcel bombings

The head of police has warned residents not to touch any unexpected packages left at their homes.

From The42 'He gave silly instructions for everything, even in training. He was like a robot' Blasted

'He gave silly instructions for everything, even in training. He was like a robot'

Former Man United midfielder Anderson has slammed his ex-boss Louis van Gaal.

From TheJournal.ie Over 230 dead and 275 injured in worst single attack in Somalia's history Somalia

Over 230 dead and 275 injured in worst single attack in Somalia's history

Doctors struggled to assist horrifically wounded victims following the blast, many burned beyond recognition.

From TheJournal.ie 18 people hurt in accidental explosion at French carnival Blast

18 people hurt in accidental explosion at French carnival

Three of the injured were children.

From TheJournal.ie At least 38 killed in two separate Chinese coal mine blasts Death Toll

At least 38 killed in two separate Chinese coal mine blasts

China is the world’s largest coal producer and deadly accidents are common.

From TheJournal.ie At least 10 injured in blast in Turkish resort city Antalya

At least 10 injured in blast in Turkish resort city

An official said it was “too early” to make assumptions as to the cause of the blast.

From TheJournal.ie 1 dead and dozens injured as car bomb explodes in Thai nightlife district Pattani

1 dead and dozens injured as car bomb explodes in Thai nightlife district

The latest blast struck late last night outside a hotel in Pattani, a southern province battered by a long-running rebellion.

From TheJournal.ie Brussels re-opening delayed as airport police strike over security Brussels Airport

Brussels re-opening delayed as airport police strike over security

The police union says safety concerns have not been addressed.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: At least 34 dead as Islamic State claims attack on Brussels Belgium

As it happened: At least 34 dead as Islamic State claims attack on Brussels

A manhunt is on for at least one suspect.

From TheJournal.ie Ankara bombing: 37 confirmed dead after blast at busy transport hub Turkish Capital

Ankara bombing: 37 confirmed dead after blast at busy transport hub

The attackers are said to have deliberately targeted the bus stop.

From TheJournal.ie Woman suffers burn injuries after toilet explodes Terrrifying

Woman suffers burn injuries after toilet explodes

The explosion’s believed to have been caused by a build-up of methane.

From TheJournal.ie Man found alive just 50 metres from epicentre of massive China blast Rescued This post contains videos

Man found alive just 50 metres from epicentre of massive China blast

Residents around the explosion site have been evacuated now after highly-poisonous sodium cyanide was found

From TheJournal.ie Watch: You probably don't want to be this close to an exploding fireworks factory RUN

Watch: You probably don't want to be this close to an exploding fireworks factory

One person was reportedly injured in the blast

Bungling thief caught on camera trying to blow up ATM... and knocking himself over

The man lost his hat and flip-flops in the blast.

From TheJournal.ie Explosion at crowded shopping centre kills 21 in Nigerian capital Blast

Explosion at crowded shopping centre kills 21 in Nigerian capital

Another 17 people were injured in the blast.

From TheJournal.ie At least 21 dead in bomb attack on World Cup viewing centre in Nigeria Boko Haram

At least 21 dead in bomb attack on World Cup viewing centre in Nigeria

The blast was the latest in a series at football viewing centres in Nigeria blamed on Boko Haram militants.

From TheJournal.ie Booby-trapped car explodes outside bank in Athens Greece

Booby-trapped car explodes outside bank in Athens

The explosion came as Greece prepared to return to bond markets. No one was injured in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie A bomb from World War II exploded in Thailand today 70 Years Later

A bomb from World War II exploded in Thailand today

Workers at a Bangkok scrap facility believed the device had been made safe.

From TheJournal.ie Blast at church in Rome ahead of Francois Hollande visit Explosion

Blast at church in Rome ahead of Francois Hollande visit

The French President is due to meet with the Pope for the first time later today amid deep divisions in France over issues like abortion and gay marriage.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll continues to rise following suicide bombing at Pakistan military HQ Islamabad

Death toll continues to rise following suicide bombing at Pakistan military HQ

At least 13 people died, with 18 others wounded, just a day after one of the deadliest bomb attacks in recent years.

From TheJournal.ie Co Derry resident among 21 killed in Kabul suicide attack Afghanistan

Co Derry resident among 21 killed in Kabul suicide attack

Simon Chase had been living in Limavady with his partner and children. It’s understood he was working with an EU police mission.

From TheJournal.ie Explosion forces evacuation of busy Belfast retail district PSNI

Explosion forces evacuation of busy Belfast retail district

The explosion occurred in the Cathedral Quarter, a busy retail district.

From TheJournal.ie Irish troops in Syria return fire after being hit by "unknown blast" Golan Heights

Irish troops in Syria return fire after being hit by "unknown blast"

An estimated 36 Irish troops were on patrol when their convoy was hit but none sustained any serious injuries.

From TheJournal.ie Car bomb in Sinai region kills 10 soldiers, while blast in Cairo leaves 4 police injured Egypt

Car bomb in Sinai region kills 10 soldiers, while blast in Cairo leaves 4 police injured

35 people were injured in the car bomb attack, while four police were wounded in the explosion in Cairo.

From TheJournal.ie Bomb blast on bus in Russia kills 5 people Russia

Bomb blast on bus in Russia kills 5 people

A further 17 people were injured in the blast.

From TheJournal.ie Six dead, 26 hurt in Philippines bomb blast Terror Threat

Six dead, 26 hurt in Philippines bomb blast

The United States and other governments had earlier warned of a terror threat in the city.

From TheJournal.ie No fatalities after massive Florida gas plant blasts Blue Rhino

No fatalities after massive Florida gas plant blasts

Massive blasts ripped through the Blue Rhino propane plant late last night.

From TheJournal.ie At least 14 killed in Afghanistan suicide blast Afghanistan

At least 14 killed in Afghanistan suicide blast

Reports say the bomber was wearing a police uniform. A senior local politician is believed to have died in the blast.

From TheJournal.ie Criminal probe launched in Texas fertilizer plant blast that killed 14 Texas

Criminal probe launched in Texas fertilizer plant blast that killed 14

Around 200 people were injured in the blast, which decimated the small town of 2,800 people.

From TheJournal.ie Bomb in Pakistan kills 47, injures 200 Pakistan

Bomb in Pakistan kills 47, injures 200

The bomb exploded in Hazara town, an area dominated by Shiites on the outskirts of Quetta.

From TheJournal.ie Nine trapped after Russia coal mine blast Russia

Nine trapped after Russia coal mine blast

A total of 259 miners were working underground when the explosion went off at the Vorkutinskaya mine.

From TheJournal.ie Blast at Mexico oil giant's headquarters kills 25 Mexico

Blast at Mexico oil giant's headquarters kills 25

The company said the cause of the deadly incident was under investigation but it is thought it may have been a gas leak.

From The42 Exiles: O'Shea blasts ref as McCall signs on until 2015 with Saracens Irish Abroad

Exiles: O'Shea blasts ref as McCall signs on until 2015 with Saracens

The Harlequins director or rugby believes Quins’ referee on Sunday was out of his depth.

From TheJournal.ie Afghanistan: Bomb blast at US military base Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Bomb blast at US military base

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack, which killed the bomber and three Afghans at the gate to the base.

From TheJournal.ie One body found near oil rig in Gulf of Mexico after explosion Louisiana

One body found near oil rig in Gulf of Mexico after explosion

Two workers have been missing since the explosion and fire on the oil rig on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Two killed as large explosion rattles Beirut Lebanon

Two killed as large explosion rattles Beirut

Local media are reporting that at least two people have been killed and 15 injured in the explosion.

From TheJournal.ie 15 wedding guests killed in roadside bomb in Afghanistan Bomb

15 wedding guests killed in roadside bomb in Afghanistan

The passengers were on their way to a wedding in northern Afghanistan when the bomb went off.

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