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Friday 22 September 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Explosion

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Lily Allen 'grateful to be alive' after gas explosion in Glastonbury caravan
She warned festival-goers to be careful with gas stoves.
Watch: CCTV footage of gas explosion after car ploughs into Australian café
Three people were critically injured.
Chile volcano erupts for first time in decades
The volcano has not erupted in 43 years.
There's been an explosion at a café in Cork
A man and a woman have been hospitalised.
Pint explodes in Drogheda pub for no apparent reason
We blame ghosts.
A pint spontaneously combusted in a Drogheda pub and completely dumbfounded everyone
Dashboard cam captures gas explosion in suburban street
Fifteen people were injured in the blast.
Blast at California refinery injures four people
The facility’s flare system was triggered to burn off fuel that could add to the fire.
'Crude' viable bomb made safe by army in Drumshanbo
The device was found by gardaí on approach into the town.
Toxic orange cloud covers towns near Barcelona after chemical blast
Thousands of people were forced to stay indoors until the cloud had dissipated.
Irish man killed in Perth supermarket explosion
Another man was killed in the blast and two others were badly burned.
Two babies and a nurse killed after gas truck blows up outside children's hospital
There were at least nine more babies on the injured list.
Explosion outside black rights headquarters was deliberate says FBI
The FBI says an IED was placed outside with a gas can that failed to ignite.
Watch: You probably don't want to be this close to an exploding fireworks factory
One person was reportedly injured in the blast
Viable bomb found in Offaly house made safe
The explosive device was found in a private residence in the rural Fivealley area, near Birr​.
Motorway closed after explosion heard close to UK military base
There are no reports of any injuries.
Gardaí release man held over Dublin 'fireball' explosion
The man, aged in his 20s, was arrested in the city yesterday morning.
Teenage girls hospitalised with burns after aerosol can explosion
The girls aged between 12-14 have been transferred from hospital in Drogheda to Dublin.
Watch: Manhole cover explodes on busy Dublin street close to Leinster House
Eyewitnesses said thick, green, foul-smelling smoke was seen pouring from the grate.
Watch this guy's incredible near-miss with a stray rock from an explosion
Viable explosive device made safe in Carrickmines
A number of nearby houses were evacuated in the area.
Explosion at crowded shopping centre kills 21 in Nigerian capital
Another 17 people were injured in the blast.
"Gas ignition" being used so that ATMs can be stolen
The PSNI said three similar incidents occurred over the past month – including one this morning.
Children from Chernobyl to arrive in Ireland today for rest and recuperation
The children travel to Ireland every year to stay with Irish families during the summer months.
Pipe bomb explodes outside house in Down
No one is believed to have been injured during the incident.
Bord Gáis investigates what caused the explosion at this Dublin house
A man was seriously injured in the explosion on Sullivan Street in Dublin 7.
Gas explosion blasts through Dublin house
A man was rescued from the house and taken to hospital with severe burn injuries.
Device explodes in lobby of Derry hotel which hosted PSNI event
Nobody was injured in the attack but the Everglades hotel front was badly damaged.
Over 200 dead in Turkey mine blast with hundreds more trapped underground
787 people were inside the coal mine in Soma, some 250 kilometers south of Istanbul, at the time of the accident.
More than 100 injured in Florida jail explosion
The injured were brought to hospital and the uninjured were brought to nearby jails.
28 years on and the struggle continues for those affected by the world's biggest nuclear disaster
The increasingly volatile situation in strife-torn Ukraine is raising new fears for Chernobyl.
Grenade made safe in Galway dates from the War of Independence
The grenade was found during building works in the area.
Booby-trapped car explodes outside bank in Athens
The explosion came as Greece prepared to return to bond markets. No one was injured in the incident.
Gardaí appeal for sightings of bleeding man after last night's explosion in Dublin
It’s believed the man got a taxi after the explosion.
Video: Dublin street closed after car explosion
Long Lane in Dublin 8 has been closed after the explosion last night.
Pipe bomb explodes in Dublin garden of elderly woman
Gardaí said nobody was injured in the explosion.
No injuries as car bomb explodes in Derry estate
The PSNI say that that the explosion took place at Carrickreagh Gardens at about 10.4o pm last night.
Irish neighbourhoods 'at risk of Harlem style gas explosion'
A contractors association warned against the dangers of illegal gas work in homes.
Four police officers and three children caught up in explosion
The police officers in the car escaped injury, but the family were said to have been very shaken by the ordeal.