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At least 12 killed by gas explosion in China, rescue operation ongoing
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At least 12 killed by gas explosion in China, rescue operation ongoing

Jun 13th 2021, 10:28 AM 8,748 Views 1 Comment

Videos shot by witnesses and verified by Beijing News show several buildings reduced to rubble and rescue workers carrying shocked survivors on stretchers.

Child dies after suspected gas explosion 'destroys three homes' in England
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Child dies after suspected gas explosion 'destroys three homes' in England

Updated May 16th 2021, 10:52 AM 23,590 Views 1 Comment

Four other people were injured in the serious incident.

At least 15 days before trapped mine workers in China will be reached, authorities say
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At least 15 days before trapped mine workers in China will be reached, authorities say

Jan 21st 2021, 4:54 PM 12,406 Views 10 Comments

One worker has died from head injuries in the explosion, state media said earlier.

Three people dead and several injured as explosion rocks building in central Madrid
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Three people dead and several injured as explosion rocks building in central Madrid

Updated Jan 20th 2021, 6:27 PM 45,285 Views 3 Comments

At least eight people were injured in the blast.

Explosions hit Yemen airport moments after plane carrying government officials arrives
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Explosions hit Yemen airport moments after plane carrying government officials arrives

Dec 30th 2020, 3:13 PM 20,246 Views 2 Comments

At least 13 people died in the blast, but officials said all ministers are reported to be unharmed.

Explosion rocks central Nashville in the US
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Explosion rocks central Nashville in the US

Dec 25th 2020, 3:02 PM 50,400 Views 20 Comments

The Metro Nashville Office of Emergency Management said that a parked vehicle exploded and damaged several buildings.

Three people taken to hospital after explosion at residential property in England
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Three people taken to hospital after explosion at residential property in England

Dec 5th 2020, 2:30 PM 44,164 Views 10 Comments

The incident happened this morning in the town of Halifax.

16-year-old boy among four killed in England water works explosion
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16-year-old boy among four killed in England water works explosion

Dec 4th 2020, 8:23 PM 33,567 Views 12 Comments

Emergency services were called to the explosion involving one of the chemical tanks yesterday.

Four dead after large explosion at UK wastewater plant
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Four dead after large explosion at UK wastewater plant

Dec 3rd 2020, 7:00 PM 22,622 Views 2 Comments

A fifth person was also hurt in the blast but their injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

Two people killed in an apparent steam explosion at a US veterans' hospital
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Two people killed in an apparent steam explosion at a US veterans' hospital

Nov 13th 2020, 4:45 PM 10,527 Views 0 Comments

West Haven firefighters described it as a “steam explosion” at a facilities building a short distance from the hospital.

Lebanese diplomat appointed to form new government in crisis-hit country
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Lebanese diplomat appointed to form new government in crisis-hit country

Aug 31st 2020, 1:28 PM 7,342 Views 0 Comments

His appointment comes weeks after a devastating explosion in Beirut.

Lebanon's parliament approves two-week state of emergency in Beirut
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Lebanon's parliament approves two-week state of emergency in Beirut

Aug 14th 2020, 7:36 AM 8,876 Views 0 Comments

Dozens of demonstrators shouted as lawmakers arrived at parliament to ratify the emergency measure.

'People want revenge': Heated protests in Beirut call for accountability after port blast kills 158
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'People want revenge': Heated protests in Beirut call for accountability after port blast kills 158

Updated Aug 8th 2020, 6:30 PM 39,396 Views 12 Comments

At least 158 people were killed in the blast, and 6,000 have been injured.

I knew of chemicals weeks before Beirut blast, says Lebanon’s president
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I knew of chemicals weeks before Beirut blast, says Lebanon’s president

Aug 7th 2020, 10:00 PM 30,576 Views 19 Comments

Michel Aoun said he ordered action to be taken at the time but he has no authority over the port.

Lebanon's president rejects global probe into port blast
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Lebanon's president rejects global probe into port blast

Aug 7th 2020, 3:58 PM 15,295 Views 19 Comments

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

Macron urges reform as Lebanese officials seek to shift blame over blast
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Macron urges reform as Lebanese officials seek to shift blame over blast

Aug 6th 2020, 5:49 PM 21,156 Views 0 Comments

It is unclear how much support the international community will offer the notoriously dysfunctional government.

Emergency aid arrives in Beirut as city reels from massive explosion
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Emergency aid arrives in Beirut as city reels from massive explosion

Aug 6th 2020, 7:05 AM 16,950 Views 13 Comments

Lebanon’s prime minister has called on “friendly countries” to lend their support.

Port officials under house arrest after explosion in Lebanon’s capital
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Port officials under house arrest after explosion in Lebanon’s capital

Aug 5th 2020, 7:54 PM 29,306 Views 6 Comments

At least 100 people died and thousands were injured in the blast which caused damage over a large area of Beirut.

Explainer: How Beirut explosions came at 'worst time possible' for a country in a 'dire situation'
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Explainer: How Beirut explosions came at 'worst time possible' for a country in a 'dire situation'

Aug 5th 2020, 5:00 PM 18,244 Views 5 Comments

Prior to the devastating blasts, Lebanon was already dealing with its worst economic recession in decades.

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

Aug 5th 2020, 3:08 PM 15,708 Views 5 Comments

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

Ammonium nitrate: What is the chemical that has been blamed for the Beirut blast?
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Ammonium nitrate: What is the chemical that has been blamed for the Beirut blast?

Aug 5th 2020, 9:04 AM 38,860 Views 27 Comments

Prime Minister Hassan Diab has said 2,750 tonnes of the agricultural fertiliser had blown up.

At least 73 dead and 3,700 wounded in Beirut blasts
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At least 73 dead and 3,700 wounded in Beirut blasts

Updated Aug 4th 2020, 9:40 PM 108,375 Views 49 Comments

“It is a disaster in every sense of the word,” Health Minister Hamad Hassan said.

Ten killed and 117 injured after oil truck explodes in China
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Ten killed and 117 injured after oil truck explodes in China

Jun 13th 2020, 6:20 PM 18,750 Views 4 Comments

The force of the blast caused nearby homes and factories to collapse.

One person killed and six injured after explosion at chemical plant in north-east Spain
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One person killed and six injured after explosion at chemical plant in north-east Spain

Updated Jan 14th 2020, 9:56 PM 27,200 Views 14 Comments

The incident happened in Tarragona in Catalonia.

'A splinter of a splinter of a splinter group': Officers suspect a handful of dissidents behind border bomb
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'A splinter of a splinter of a splinter group': Officers suspect a handful of dissidents behind border bomb

Aug 21st 2019, 7:05 AM 10,416 Views 12 Comments

This has been the fifth dissident attack so far this year.

Explosion near border was deliberate attempt to kill police officers, PSNI says
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Explosion near border was deliberate attempt to kill police officers, PSNI says

Aug 19th 2019, 1:46 PM 67,941 Views 85 Comments

The explosion has been condemned by politicians on both sides of the border.

Islamic State claims suicide-bomber attack that killed 63 people at Afghan wedding
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Islamic State claims suicide-bomber attack that killed 63 people at Afghan wedding

Updated Aug 18th 2019, 2:24 PM 36,362 Views 32 Comments

“I will never see happiness in my life again,” the groom told a local TV station.

Two killed and radiation levels rise in second incident at a Russian military base this week
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Two killed and radiation levels rise in second incident at a Russian military base this week

Updated Aug 8th 2019, 8:43 PM 23,928 Views 41 Comments

The far-north town of Nyonoska was affected by the blast during the testing of a jet engine.

Multiple injuries after parcel bomb explodes near bakery in Lyon
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Multiple injuries after parcel bomb explodes near bakery in Lyon

Updated May 24th 2019, 7:40 PM 32,152 Views 42 Comments

French President Emmanuel Macron said it appeared that there were no fatalities.

17 people injured after explosion hits tourist bus near Egyptian pyramids
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17 people injured after explosion hits tourist bus near Egyptian pyramids

Updated May 19th 2019, 4:44 PM 24,459 Views 7 Comments

It comes months after a similar explosion killed three tourists in the region.

At least 18 people killed in two bomb blasts on Catholic church in Philippines
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At least 18 people killed in two bomb blasts on Catholic church in Philippines

Jan 27th 2019, 10:08 AM 12,960 Views 20 Comments

President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman condemned the incident as an “act of terrorism and murder”.

Three people injured in large explosion and fire at University of Lyon
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Three people injured in large explosion and fire at University of Lyon

Jan 17th 2019, 4:12 PM 10,581 Views 11 Comments

The explosion hit days after a blast apparently caused by a gas leak hit a Paris bakery.

At least six dead as Islamist suicide bomber and gunmen attack Nairobi complex
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At least six dead as Islamist suicide bomber and gunmen attack Nairobi complex

Updated Jan 15th 2019, 10:55 PM 19,099 Views 26 Comments

Al-Qaeda-linked Somali group Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Third person confirmed dead following powerful explosion at Paris bakery
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Third person confirmed dead following powerful explosion at Paris bakery

Updated Jan 12th 2019, 2:35 PM 44,387 Views 17 Comments

Around 200 firefighters were mobilised to battle a fire at the bakery before the explosion happened.

'Not aliens': New York sky lights up blue after blown transformer at power plant
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'Not aliens': New York sky lights up blue after blown transformer at power plant

Dec 28th 2018, 7:43 AM 16,611 Views 10 Comments

New York Police Department said there was “no evidence of extraterrestrial activity”.

Weapons believed to belong to the New IRA explode in back garden boiler fire
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Weapons believed to belong to the New IRA explode in back garden boiler fire

Nov 16th 2018, 3:13 PM 27,604 Views 26 Comments

“This is simply reckless and shows a total disregard for the safety of the local residents.”

Death toll from attack at Crimean college rises to 17
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Death toll from attack at Crimean college rises to 17

Updated Oct 17th 2018, 5:10 PM 18,088 Views 23 Comments

“There’s a lot of them, the ambulances did not have enough stretchers,” one student said.

Explosive detonated outside US embassy in Beijing
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Explosive detonated outside US embassy in Beijing

Updated Jul 26th 2018, 8:41 AM 10,368 Views 13 Comments

A man has been arrested after the incident and is belived to have injuries to his hand.

Japanese rocket crashes and explodes shortly after take off
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Japanese rocket crashes and explodes shortly after take off

Jun 30th 2018, 1:46 PM 16,606 Views 11 Comments

No injuries were reported in the spectacular explosion.

25 people injured in explosion at German apartment building
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25 people injured in explosion at German apartment building

Jun 24th 2018, 4:58 PM 15,232 Views 15 Comments

The cause of the explosion is not known.

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