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# explosion - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

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 20,237 Views 2 Comments

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

# explosion - Friday 25 December, 2020

Explosion rocks central Nashville in the US
# Tennessee
# Tennessee

Explosion rocks central Nashville in the US

Dec 25th 2020, 3:02 PM 50,390 Views 20 Comments

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

# explosion - Saturday 5 December, 2020

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 44,035 Views 10 Comments

The incident happened this morning in the town of Halifax.

# explosion - Friday 4 December, 2020

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 33,550 Views 12 Comments

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

# explosion - Thursday 3 December, 2020

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 22,618 Views 2 Comments

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

# explosion - Friday 13 November, 2020

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 10,525 Views 0 Comments

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

# explosion - Monday 31 August, 2020

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 7,341 Views 0 Comments

His appointment comes weeks after a devastating explosion in Beirut.

# explosion - Friday 14 August, 2020

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 8,872 Views 0 Comments

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

# explosion - Saturday 8 August, 2020

'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 39,391 Views 12 Comments

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

# explosion - Friday 7 August, 2020

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 30,566 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 15,284 Views 19 Comments

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

# explosion - Thursday 6 August, 2020

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 21,155 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 16,945 Views 13 Comments

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

# explosion - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

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 29,300 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 18,236 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 15,697 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 38,837 Views 27 Comments

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

# explosion - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

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 108,354 Views 49 Comments

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

# explosion - Saturday 13 June, 2020

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 18,749 Views 4 Comments

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

# explosion - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

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 27,185 Views 14 Comments

The incident happened in Tarragona in Catalonia.

# explosion - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

'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 10,379 Views 11 Comments

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

# explosion - Monday 19 August, 2019

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 67,907 Views 85 Comments

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

# explosion - Sunday 18 August, 2019

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

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

Updated Aug 18th 2019, 2:24 PM 36,346 Views 32 Comments

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

# explosion - Thursday 8 August, 2019

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

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

Updated Aug 8th 2019, 8:43 PM 23,917 Views 41 Comments

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

# explosion - Friday 24 May, 2019

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

Multiple injuries after parcel bomb explodes near bakery in Lyon

Updated May 24th 2019, 7:40 PM 32,149 Views 42 Comments

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

# explosion - Sunday 19 May, 2019

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

17 people injured after explosion hits tourist bus near Egyptian pyramids

Updated May 19th 2019, 4:44 PM 24,446 Views 7 Comments

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

# explosion - Sunday 27 January, 2019

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

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

Jan 27th 2019, 10:08 AM 12,957 Views 20 Comments

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

# explosion - Thursday 17 January, 2019

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

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

Jan 17th 2019, 4:12 PM 10,577 Views 11 Comments

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

# explosion - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

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

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

Updated Jan 15th 2019, 10:55 PM 19,095 Views 26 Comments

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

# explosion - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Third person confirmed dead following powerful explosion at Paris bakery
# Gas Leak
# Gas Leak

Third person confirmed dead following powerful explosion at Paris bakery

Updated Jan 12th 2019, 2:35 PM 44,385 Views 17 Comments

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

# explosion - Friday 28 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 28th 2018, 7:43 AM 16,586 Views 10 Comments

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

# explosion - Friday 16 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 16th 2018, 3:13 PM 27,585 Views 26 Comments

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

# explosion - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

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

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.

# explosion - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Explosive detonated outside US embassy in Beijing
# China
# China

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.

# explosion - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Japanese rocket crashes and explodes shortly after take off
# Interstellar Technologies
# Interstellar Technologies

Japanese rocket crashes and explodes shortly after take off

Jun 30th 2018, 1:46 PM 16,605 Views 11 Comments

No injuries were reported in the spectacular explosion.

# explosion - Sunday 24 June, 2018

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

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.

# explosion - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

'Battery short circuit' caused blast in London Underground which injured a number of people
# London Underground
# London Underground

'Battery short circuit' caused blast in London Underground which injured a number of people

Updated Jun 19th 2018, 10:22 PM 19,153 Views 8 Comments

The incident happened in Southgate station in northwest London.

# explosion - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

A massive explosion at a grain silo in Strasbourg has injured four people
# Comptoir Agricole
# Comptoir Agricole

A massive explosion at a grain silo in Strasbourg has injured four people

Jun 6th 2018, 11:29 AM 7,569 Views 16 Comments

A large fire broke out in the aftermath of the explosion and dozens of firefighters rushed to the scene.

# explosion - Friday 25 May, 2018

15 people injured in Ontario restaurant explosion
# Canada
# Canada

15 people injured in Ontario restaurant explosion

May 25th 2018, 3:30 PM 28,636 Views 7 Comments

Police are looking for two males who were caught on CCTV moments before the blast.

# explosion - Thursday 22 March, 2018

At least six dead and several seriously injured following explosion at Czech chemical plant
# Fatal
# Fatal

At least six dead and several seriously injured following explosion at Czech chemical plant

Mar 22nd 2018, 10:48 AM 8,543 Views 3 Comments

The incident happened in the northern town of Kralupy-nad-Vltavou.

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