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Monday 5 June 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Explosion

All time
# Fireworks
Central Park explosive device that "severely damaged" man's leg wasn't meant to hurt people - police
A homemade explosive device went off yesterday and left a man seriously injured.
# China
Blast from homemade explosive injures four in Shanghai airport
The explosion sparked a major security alert at Pudong Airport.
# lee road
Bomb disposal unit carry out controlled explosion on "viable" artillery shell in Cork
The type of shell was used in the War of Independence and WWI.
# Cork
Three firefighters rushed to hospital after explosion in Macroom
The incident happened on farmland early this morning.
# coatzacoalcos
Three workers injured in explosion at oil facility in Mexico
The evacuation of hundreds of people has taken place.
# France
Five injured as suspected gas explosion rocks Paris residential neighbourhood
The explosion is believed to be related to a gas line rupturing.
# Brussels
Man shot as Belgian police arrest three terror suspects
Video footage from the scene appeared to show a child with the man as he was dragged away by police.
# Airport Attack
'We thought that was it': Cork woman gives eyewitness account of Brussels airport bombing
Niamh Jordan and her family were at the Ryanair check-in desk when the explosions went off.
At least 34 dead as Islamic State claims attack on Brussels
A manhunt is on for at least one suspect.
# Turkey
At least 27 people killed by car bomb in Ankara
Turkey has been hit by a spate of deadly attacks since the middle of last year.
# Armagh
'We're lucky no one was seriously injured': Houses evacuated after explosion
A person carrying a backpack planted the device.
# Tragedy
Three people missing "highly unlikely to be alive" after UK power station explosion
Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service.
# Oxfordshire
At least one death reported after 'massive' explosion at UK power station
The coal-fired power station was decommissioned in 2013. It is understood that several casualties are expected.
# Explosion
Home repossessions have gone through the roof in Ireland in the last year
Repossessions of residential properties in Ireland for the first nine months of 2015 were up a whopping 80% from all of 2014 put together.
# Yorkshire
Massive explosion completely destroys house
At least one person is dead.
# Ankara
28 people killed, 61 wounded as Turkish president vows to retaliate over massive car bomb attack
Local reports said that the explosion in the Turkish capital Ankara took place near a military base.
# Terror scare
Some people weren't too happy filmmakers were allowed blow up a bus in London today
The explosion sparked panic with some people saying they feared it was a terrorist attack.
# Somalia
One passenger confirmed missing after blast rips hole in airplane
There are reports that a man was sucked out of the hole in the plane.
# Somalia
Man 'sucked out of plane' after explosion
The pilot said he thought the blast was caused by a bomb.
# Istanbul
At least eight Germans among ten killed in Istanbul suicide blast
The attack has been blamed on the so-called Islamic State.
# Terrorist Attack
Taliban suicide bomber kills 26 in Pakistan
The man crashed a motorcycle into the main gate of a government office.
# Germany
Man dies after trying to blow up a condom machine
The 29-year-old man was hit by debris from the exploding machine after his home-made bomb detonated.
# Nnewi
Over 100 killed after gas plant explodes in Nigeria
The fire raged for hours.
# colectiv
Fire safety 'ignored' at Romanian nightclub where blaze killed 31 and injured almost 200
It has been described as “the worst tragedy of its kind” to hit Bucharest.
# Sudan
Lit cigarette blamed for petrol tanker explosion that killed 85 people
The explosion happened in the South Sudanese city of Maridi.
# terrrifying
Woman suffers burn injuries after toilet explodes
The explosion’s believed to have been caused by a build-up of methane.
# islamic state
UN satellite images prove Palmyra temple was blown up
The 2,000-year-old temple was part of the remains of the ancient caravan city in central Syria.
# Explosion
Another huge blast rocks chemical factory in China
No injuries have been reported as of yet.
# Thailand
Bangkok bombing: 19 confirmed dead, 120 injured
Police confirm a bomb exploded in the downtown Chidlom district at about 7pm local time.
# Tianjin
China blast: Terrifying footage of explosion emerges, but what do we know so far?
Questions over government transparency are also being asked.
# Tianjin
Tianjin: Explosion death toll rises to 50 as devastation is revealed
The explosion unleashed a fireball that ripped through the night sky shattering glass up to three kilometres from the blast site.
# China
At least 13 dead, hundreds injured as massive explosion rocks Chinese city
One hospital worker told the Beijing News that there were “too many new patients to count”.
# Cheshire
Four people missing after three explosions rock flour mills
The building collapsed earlier this morning.
# Taiwan
Horrifying footage shows fire ripping through crowd at water park, injuring 500 people
They were attending a ‘colour party’ and were covered in green and yellow powder which caught fire.
# Terrorism
French gas factory attacker described as 'a wolf in sheep's clothing'
The French Prime Minister warned the country faces further attacks.
# Cork
30 years ago, the Irish navy began the search and rescue in 'shark infested' waters for victims of Flight 182
All 329 passengers and crew were killed.
# Close Call
Lily Allen 'grateful to be alive' after gas explosion in Glastonbury caravan
She warned festival-goers to be careful with gas stoves.
# Fireball
Watch: CCTV footage of gas explosion after car ploughs into Australian café
Three people were critically injured.
# Emergency
Chile volcano erupts for first time in decades
The volcano has not erupted in 43 years.
# Ballinspittle
There's been an explosion at a café in Cork
A man and a woman have been hospitalised.