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Official: Gasoline truck explodes in Haiti; dozens killed

December 14, 2021 6:10 pm

Le Nouvelliste newspaper reported that dozens have been hospitalized with injuries and that hospitals were seeking supplies.

Yemen: Explosions as new government arrives at Aden airport

December 30, 2020 6:43 pm

The cabinet members were transferred safely to the city's presidential palace, witnesses and Saudi media said. The cause of the explosion was not immediately known.

Gujarat chemical explosion: Cops summon godown owner, tenant

November 05, 2020 2:33 pm

Deputy Commissioner of Police A M Muniya said an FIR will be registered after a thorough probe into the incident. The explosion destroyed three to four adjoining godowns where labourers were packing textiles and garments.

Punjab: Two killed, 11 injured in firecracker explosion in Tarn Taran

February 08, 2020 8:24 pm

The firecrackers which were carried in a tractor-trolley, exploded during the 'nagar kirtan' (religious procession) near Pahu village in the district, PTI reported.

Blast near temple pond at Kancheepuram: Two dead, four injured

August 27, 2019 9:16 am

The men had allegedly tried to force open a device they had discovered while desilting a pond at the temple, and triggered an explosion.

When New Yorkers feared it was an alien invasion

December 28, 2018 11:56 am

The power went down briefly at LaGuardia Airport, forcing a ground stop and causing delays. And the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said in a tweet that No. 7 train had been disrupted by the power failures.

Nine killed, 14 injured in blast at Bhilai Steel plant, probe ordered

October 10, 2018 5:53 am

Police said search and rescue operations ended by late afternoon, and that a fire triggered by the blast has been contained.

Kolkata blast highlights: Seven-year-old dead, 10 injured in Nagerbazar explosion

October 03, 2018 12:58 am

Kolkata Blast LIVE UPDATES: The area was crowded on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti and is incidentally similar to the Khagragarh blast which had happened four years ago, on October 2, 2014, where two persons were killed inside a house in Burdwan.

Tamil Nadu: Four dead, 4 injured in explosions at two fireworks manufacturing units

September 08, 2018 10:43 pm

Whereas in the other explosion in a private fireworks unit at Kakivadanpatti in Virudhunagar, three persons were killed and two others injured, police said.

Blast in a China chemical plant kills 19, injures 12

July 13, 2018 12:08 pm

It is not yet clear what caused Thursday evening's blast at Yibin Hengda Technology in an industrial park several hours southeast of Chengdu, the capital of the southwestern province of Sichuan, authorities in Jiang'an county said.


Blast hits Turkish cultural centre in Sweden

February 18, 2016 5:13 am

Sweden, Feb 18 (ANI): An explosion severely damaged part of a building that housed a Turkish cultural association in a Stockholm suburb late on Wednesday. A police spokesman said that no injury has been reported yet. He added that no one has been arrested. The police officials further informed that all the windows of the centre were blown out and technicians were on site to investigate the cause. The centre was located in the basement of a building in Fittja, in southwest Stockholm. According to local media reports, witnesses had seen a person throw an object at the building. Media reports also said there was increased security around other Turkish association premises as well as mosques in the Swedish capital. Earlier on Wednesday, 28 people were killed and dozens wounded in Turkey's capital Ankar awhen a car laden with explosives detonated next to military buses near the armed forces' headquarters, parliament and other government buildings.