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Thursday 8 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Explosion

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# Lebanon
Explainer: How Beirut explosions came at 'worst time possible' for a country in a 'dire situation'
Prior to the devastating blasts, Lebanon was already dealing with its worst economic recession in decades.
# Explosion
'People just want to burst into tears': Beirut blast sends shockwaves through Lebanon
A large area of the Lebanese capital sits under rubble today following the blast less than 48 hours ago.
# Lebanon
Ammonium nitrate: What is the chemical that has been blamed for the Beirut blast?
Prime Minister Hassan Diab has said 2,750 tonnes of the agricultural fertiliser had blown up.
# Lebanon
At least 73 dead and 3,700 wounded in Beirut blasts
“It is a disaster in every sense of the word,” Health Minister Hamad Hassan said.
# Wenling
Ten killed and 117 injured after oil truck explodes in China
The force of the blast caused nearby homes and factories to collapse.
# tarragona
One person killed and six injured after explosion at chemical plant in north-east Spain
The incident happened in Tarragona in Catalonia.
# Explosion
'A splinter of a splinter of a splinter group': Officers suspect a handful of dissidents behind border bomb
This has been the fifth dissident attack so far this year.
# Co Fermanagh
Explosion near border was deliberate attempt to kill police officers, PSNI says
The explosion has been condemned by politicians on both sides of the border.
# Kabul
Islamic State claims suicide-bomber attack that killed 63 people at Afghan wedding
“I will never see happiness in my life again,” the groom told a local TV station.
# Explosion
Two killed and radiation levels rise in second incident at a Russian military base this week
The far-north town of Nyonoska was affected by the blast during the testing of a jet engine.
# France
Multiple injuries after parcel bomb explodes near bakery in Lyon
French President Emmanuel Macron said it appeared that there were no fatalities.
# Cairo
17 people injured after explosion hits tourist bus near Egyptian pyramids
It comes months after a similar explosion killed three tourists in the region.
# Philippines
At least 18 people killed in two bomb blasts on Catholic church in Philippines
President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman condemned the incident as an “act of terrorism and murder”.
# France
Three people injured in large explosion and fire at University of Lyon
The explosion hit days after a blast apparently caused by a gas leak hit a Paris bakery.
# Kenya
At least six dead as Islamist suicide bomber and gunmen attack Nairobi complex
Al-Qaeda-linked Somali group Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack.
# Gas Leak
Third person confirmed dead following powerful explosion at Paris bakery
Around 200 firefighters were mobilised to battle a fire at the bakery before the explosion happened.
# we are not alone
'Not aliens': New York sky lights up blue after blown transformer at power plant
New York Police Department said there was “no evidence of extraterrestrial activity”.
# West Belfast
Weapons believed to belong to the New IRA explode in back garden boiler fire
“This is simply reckless and shows a total disregard for the safety of the local residents.”
# Explosion
Death toll from attack at Crimean college rises to 17
“There’s a lot of them, the ambulances did not have enough stretchers,” one student said.
# China
Explosive detonated outside US embassy in Beijing
A man has been arrested after the incident and is belived to have injuries to his hand.
# Interstellar Technologies
Japanese rocket crashes and explodes shortly after take off
No injuries were reported in the spectacular explosion.
# Wuppertal
25 people injured in explosion at German apartment building
The cause of the explosion is not known.
# London Underground
'Battery short circuit' caused blast in London Underground which injured a number of people
The incident happened in Southgate station in northwest London.
# Comptoir Agricole
A massive explosion at a grain silo in Strasbourg has injured four people
A large fire broke out in the aftermath of the explosion and dozens of firefighters rushed to the scene.
# Canada
15 people injured in Ontario restaurant explosion
Police are looking for two males who were caught on CCTV moments before the blast.
# Fatal
At least six dead and several seriously injured following explosion at Czech chemical plant
The incident happened in the northern town of Kralupy-nad-Vltavou.
# Explosion
Boy whose laptop exploded has €20,000 settlement approved
A judge said the incident was “scary”.
# Fire
Five people dead after explosion in Leicester
The cause of the explosion is not yet known, but police have said there is no evidence it’s linked to terrorism.
# England
Birmingham Repertory Theatre evacuated following explosion in basement
Police say initial indications are that the explosion was caused by a technical fault in a staff-only area of the theatre.
# Kabul
Pakistan accused of supporting militants who killed nearly 100 in suicide bombing yesterday
The Afghan government the attack was carried out by the Taliban-linked Haqqani network with Pakistani backing.
# Antwerp
At least two dead and over a dozen injured in Belgium 'gas explosion'
The incident happened last night.
# Sweden
Explosion at Stockholm metro station leaves one dead and one injured
Local police say there is nothing to suggest the explosion was terror-related.
# shiite cultural centre
Islamic State claims Kabul suicide bombing that killed over 40 people
Some anguished relatives were so distraught they crawled on the ground pulling their hair.
# al-queda
Vladimir Putin says St Petersburg supermarket explosion was 'an act of terror'
13 people were injured in the blast.
# Baumgarten
One person killed and 18 injured after explosion at gas pipeline in Austria
The cause of the explosion is not yet known.
# ningbo
Two killed and 30 injured as Chinese port flattened by major explosion
Photos show cars twisted and mangled by the force of the explosion.
# Termonfeckin
Gardaí discover 'elaborate' cannabis growhouse at the house where man died in explosion
The explosion was not linked to the growhouse.
# Mogadishu
At least 20 people killed in Somalia truck bombing
Government security official Mohamed Aden said that bombing took place in a busy part of the city.
# Terrorism
Five arrested after discovery of homemade bomb in Paris
The latest terror attack in France was on Sunday in Marseille, when a man stabbed two women to death at the main train station.
# parsons green
Second man arrested in connection with London Tube terror attack
A 21-year-old man was arrested in Hounslow, west London, just before midnight last night.