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# Explosion

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Two killed and 30 injured as Chinese port flattened by major explosion
Photos show cars twisted and mangled by the force of the explosion.
Gardaí discover 'elaborate' cannabis growhouse at the house where man died in explosion
The explosion was not linked to the growhouse.
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.
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.
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.
60,000 people leave homes in Frankfurt so huge WWII bomb can be defused
The operation is the biggest evacuation of its kind in post-war Germany.
'Very hostile and dangerous': Donald Trump condemns North Korea's sixth nuclear test
The US President also criticised China, and offered advice to South Korea.
Two explosions have happened at a flooded chemical plant in Texas
The Arkema plant in Crosby, Texas, has been left without power as a result of Hurricane Harvey.
'Explosion' at busy London train station turns out to be an e-cigarette
British Transport Police said in a statement that officers responded to Euston station in north London after receiving reports of an explosion there.
Two dead and several injured after school explosion in Minneapolis
A gas explosion led to the collapse of the school building.
Death toll rises above 150 in Pakistan oil tanker explosion
The tanker burst into flames after it flipped over on the national highway in Punjab province.
Seven killed, dozens injured after explosion in Chinese playschool
Images circulating online showed that the force of the blast tore people’s clothes off.
At least seven dead in attack on funeral in Kabul
The violence comes just three days after a bomb blast in the city killed 90 people.
Missing in Manchester: Family members in desperate search for loved ones
Hotels in the area took in children who became separated from their parents in the immediate aftermath of the explosion.
Politicians and musicians express shock and condolences at Manchester attack
Political parties in the UK are suspending campaigning in the general election in light of events in Manchester.
Manchester residents offer food, shelter, lifts and beds after Ariana Grande concert attack
An explosion at the end of an Ariana Grande concert last night in Manchester Arena has left 19 people dead 59 injured.
Emergency services respond to explosion outside post office in Rome
No injuries were reported.
Halifax Explosion: The accidental blast that killed 2,000 people a century ago
In December 1917 a ship detonated in Nova Scotia, unleashing a blast equivalent to about 3,000 tonnes of TNT.
Heart-warming initiative finds stranded Monaco fans free accommodation in Dortmund
Many of the visiting supporters were planning to head back to France straight after the game last night.
Dortmund's Bartra has operation on broken bone after being hit by blast debris
Goalkeeper Roman Burki has described what happened and given some information on team-mate Marc Bartra.
Terror investigation launched after 10 die in blast in St Petersburg underground system
The system has been shut down and passengers are being evacuated from stations.
PSNI officers 'incredibly lucky' to have survived explosion in Strabane last night
Local residents have been asked to leave their homes to facilitate a PSNI inquiry.
Person injured at IMF Paris offices after opening exploding envelope
The IMF employee has reportedly been injured in the hands and face.
44 killed in twin bomb attack in centre of Damascus
Attacks are rare in the Syrian government stronghold.
Police condemn 'violent dissident republicans' after bomb explodes in police officer's garden
No one was injured in the incident.
31 dead and over 70 injured after huge explosion at fireworks market
The blast was said to be caused by “six pyrotechnic explosions”.
No, CeeLo Green was NOT injured after his phone exploded in his face
A video of the ‘incident’ went viral over the weekend – but it was a stunt to promote his new music.
Suicide bomber kills four Americans in attack on largest US base in Afghanistan
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.
Explosion at Carlsberg factory in England leaves one man dead and 22 injured
The incident happened at the company’s Northampton brewery yesterday afternoon.
At least 10 injured in blast in Turkish resort city
An official said it was “too early” to make assumptions as to the cause of the blast.
Two killed and six injured after explosion at world's biggest chemical complex in Germany
Local residents have been advised to stay indoors.
Three infants airlifted to hospital with burn injuries after fire in West Cork
The incident is believed to have happened at a private residence.
One dead and 14 injured after explosion in Spanish seaside resort
Two of the injured are in a serious condition.
29 people injured after 'intentional' explosion in New York neighbourhood
Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was no terrorist connection.
No injuries after bomb explodes at charity race in New Jersey
Another device is being investigated in the area.
Two Irish on board Bali boat hit by explosion
The Department of Foreign Affairs said it has “no immediate concern” for any Irish citizen.
Firefighters struggle to contain blaze after factory explosion kills at least 25 people
Some 70 others were injured in the incident in Bangladesh, many critically.
Samsung suspends sales of Galaxy Note 7 after reports of exploding batteries
Samsung has so far sold one million units of the Note 7.
Suicide car bomb targets Somalian hotel
The attack was claimed by Shabaab jihadists.
Crime lab deliberately targeted in Brussels attack
No motivation or suspects have been identified.