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#Explosion

# explosion - This month November 2022

Gardaí have concluded their examination of Creeslough blast site
# Donegal
# Donegal

Gardaí have concluded their examination of Creeslough blast site

Nov 17th 2022, 1:46 PM 17,690 Views 0 Comments

Forensic scientists and engineering experts were examining the site in Donegal since 7 October.

# explosion - Last month October 2022

Forty confirmed dead in coal mine blast in Turkey
# Explosion
# Explosion

Forty confirmed dead in coal mine blast in Turkey

Updated Oct 15th 2022, 10:37 AM 13,479 Views 5 Comments

The explosion occurred at 6.45pm at the state-owned TTK Amasra Muessese Mudurlugu mine in the town of Amasra.

'We do not have words to explain it': First funerals for victims of Creeslough explosion take place
# Donegal
# Donegal

'We do not have words to explain it': First funerals for victims of Creeslough explosion take place

Updated Oct 11th 2022, 3:11 PM 44,461 Views 8 Comments

Separate funeral masses will be held for Jessica Gallagher (24) and Martin McGill (49) at St Michael’s Church.

Creeslough woman: 'Our small community is shell-shocked - we will never be the same again'
# Donegal Explosion
# Donegal Explosion

Creeslough woman: 'Our small community is shell-shocked - we will never be the same again'

Oct 9th 2022, 7:15 AM 41,169 Views 2 Comments

Marie Duffy says the whole community is shocked to its core after Friday’s explosion and the tragic loss of so many.

A village - its heart ripped out - struggles to comprehend the scale of tragedy
# Creeslough
# Creeslough

A village - its heart ripped out - struggles to comprehend the scale of tragedy

Oct 8th 2022, 7:22 PM 37,742 Views 6 Comments

Locals say there’s no-one in the community who won’t know someone who died in the blast.

Country in shock after 'terrible tragedy' in Donegal, says President
# Tributes Paid
# Tributes Paid

Country in shock after 'terrible tragedy' in Donegal, says President

Updated Oct 8th 2022, 1:30 PM 33,284 Views 3 Comments

President Michael D Higgins offered his condolences to the community in Creeslough.

# explosion - This year 2022

Death toll from Armenian blast rises to five with over 60 injured
# Yerevan
# Yerevan

Death toll from Armenian blast rises to five with over 60 injured

Aug 15th 2022, 9:06 AM 11,114 Views 0 Comments

The cause has not yet been established, but local news reports, said the explosion went off at a place that stored fireworks.

Part of Beirut’s port silos collapse on second anniversary of massive explosion
# Disaster
# Disaster

Part of Beirut’s port silos collapse on second anniversary of massive explosion

Aug 4th 2022, 5:45 PM 16,535 Views 3 Comments

The northern block of the silos consisting of four towers had been slowly tilting for days.

At least 49 people dead after chemical explosion in Bangladesh
# Chittagong
# Chittagong

At least 49 people dead after chemical explosion in Bangladesh

Jun 5th 2022, 11:49 AM 12,502 Views 5 Comments

The toll was expected to rise, with some of the more than 300 people injured in serious condition.

One dead and 37 injured after nightclub blast in Azerbaijan capital
# Baku
# Baku

One dead and 37 injured after nightclub blast in Azerbaijan capital

Apr 3rd 2022, 11:01 AM 15,769 Views 0 Comments

The blast was caused by a leak from a tank of liquefied gas stored in the nightclub.

Children among seven killed in explosion in French apartment building
# France
# France

Children among seven killed in explosion in French apartment building

Feb 14th 2022, 9:39 PM 24,232 Views 2 Comments

Officials said a search is ongoing for at least two people who are missing.

# explosion - Last year 2021

Three men arrested under terrorism legislation after fatal blast at Liverpool hospital
# Fatal
# Fatal

Three men arrested under terrorism legislation after fatal blast at Liverpool hospital

Nov 14th 2021, 8:00 PM 50,754 Views 6 Comments

The incident took place at Liverpool Women’s Hospital on Sunday morning.

'Suspect device' may have caused explosion at Swedish apartment block, police say
# Gothenburg
# Gothenburg

'Suspect device' may have caused explosion at Swedish apartment block, police say

Updated Sep 28th 2021, 2:47 PM 17,314 Views 1 Comment

At least 16 people were hurt in the incident in Gothenburg, four of them suffering serious injuries.

Islamic State suicide bombers kill dozens at Kabul airport
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Islamic State suicide bombers kill dozens at Kabul airport

Updated Aug 26th 2021, 10:03 PM 123,824 Views 93 Comments
  • Reports of suicide bomber striking in 'complex attack' on perimeter of airport this afternoon.
  • US government confirms a number of casualties following explosion.
  • Government confirms completion of Irish emergency mission to Afghanistan.
At least 12 killed by gas explosion in China, rescue operation ongoing
# Hubei
# Hubei

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

Jun 13th 2021, 10:28 AM 8,771 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
# Lancashire
# Lancashire

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

Updated May 16th 2021, 10:52 AM 23,649 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
# Explosion
# Explosion

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

Jan 21st 2021, 4:54 PM 12,430 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
# Spain
# Spain

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

Updated Jan 20th 2021, 6:27 PM 45,327 Views 3 Comments

At least eight people were injured in the blast.

# explosion - All time

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

Explosions hit Yemen airport moments after plane carrying government officials arrives

Dec 30th 2020, 3:13 PM 20,275 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
# Tennessee
# Tennessee

Explosion rocks central Nashville in the US

Dec 25th 2020, 3:02 PM 50,428 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
# Halifax
# Halifax

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

Dec 5th 2020, 2:30 PM 44,230 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
# Explosion
# Explosion

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

Dec 4th 2020, 8:23 PM 33,592 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
# Bristol
# Bristol

Four dead after large explosion at UK wastewater plant

Dec 3rd 2020, 7:00 PM 22,635 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
# Connecticut
# Connecticut

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

Nov 13th 2020, 4:45 PM 10,544 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
# Beirut
# Beirut

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

Aug 31st 2020, 1:28 PM 7,368 Views 0 Comments

His appointment comes weeks after a devastating explosion in Beirut.

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

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

Aug 14th 2020, 7:36 AM 8,901 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
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

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

Updated Aug 8th 2020, 6:30 PM 39,437 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
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

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

Aug 7th 2020, 10:00 PM 30,626 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
# Beirut
# Beirut

Lebanon's president rejects global probe into port blast

Aug 7th 2020, 3:58 PM 15,325 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
# Beirut
# Beirut

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

Aug 6th 2020, 5:49 PM 21,180 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
# Support
# Support

Emergency aid arrives in Beirut as city reels from massive explosion

Aug 6th 2020, 7:05 AM 16,979 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
# Beirut
# Beirut

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

Aug 5th 2020, 7:54 PM 29,324 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'
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

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

Aug 5th 2020, 5:00 PM 18,334 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
# Explosion
# Explosion

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

Aug 5th 2020, 3:08 PM 15,762 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?
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

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

Aug 5th 2020, 9:04 AM 38,929 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
# Lebanon
# Lebanon

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

Updated Aug 4th 2020, 9:40 PM 108,408 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
# Wenling
# Wenling

Ten killed and 117 injured after oil truck explodes in China

Jun 13th 2020, 6:20 PM 18,777 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
# Tarragona
# Tarragona

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

Updated Jan 14th 2020, 9:56 PM 27,234 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
# Explosion
# Explosion

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

Aug 21st 2019, 7:05 AM 10,464 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
# Co Fermanagh
# Co Fermanagh

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

Aug 19th 2019, 1:46 PM 67,991 Views 85 Comments

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

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