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# explosion - Thursday 26 August, 2021

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 123,554 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.

# explosion - Sunday 13 June, 2021

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 8,753 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.

# explosion - Sunday 16 May, 2021

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 23,597 Views 1 Comment

Four other people were injured in the serious incident.

# explosion - Thursday 21 January, 2021

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 12,407 Views 10 Comments

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

# explosion - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

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 45,291 Views 3 Comments

At least eight people were injured in the blast.

# 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 20,250 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 50,401 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 44,181 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 33,571 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 22,624 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 10,530 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 7,342 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 8,876 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 39,401 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 30,585 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 15,297 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 21,158 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 16,951 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 29,308 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 18,293 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 15,732 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 38,875 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 108,384 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 18,751 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 27,204 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 10,418 Views 12 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 67,944 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 36,409 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 23,932 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 32,155 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 24,467 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 12,962 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 10,582 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 19,102 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 44,389 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 16,616 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 27,607 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 18,092 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 16,607 Views 11 Comments

No injuries were reported in the spectacular explosion.

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