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# explosion - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Suicide bombing targets NATO convoy in Kabul

At least 15 people have been killed and dozens wounded in the attack in the Afghan capital.

# explosion - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Appeal for information after report of explosion outside house

No one was injured in the explosion and the PSNi says that a motive ‘remains under investigation’.

# explosion - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Terrorist explosion kills nine in Damascus

The explosion took place in the central district of Marjeh, Syrian state television said.

# explosion - Monday 29 April, 2013

Pics: Prague explosion – Up to 40 injured, some trapped under rubble Prague This post contains images

Pics: Prague explosion – Up to 40 injured, some trapped under rubble

Police are said to be searching for people buried in rubble on Divadelni Street.

# explosion - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

# explosion - Friday 19 April, 2013

Authorities confirm 12 dead in Texas fertiliser plant blast

Police would not say how many people are still missing although one estimate says it may be as many as 60.

Firefighters seek colleagues' bodies as search for Texas bodies continues

The community of West still doesn’t know how many people may have died, as rescuers carefully work through piles of debris.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Friday.

# explosion - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Obama tells Boston bombers: 'We will find you'

No claim of responsibility and no arrests have been made in connection with the twin bombings, though investigators are focused on two suspects.

Photos: 'Devastation' at scene of fertiliser plant explosion in Texas

Police have confirmed there are fatalities but have not yet said exactly how many people have died in the blast.

Police say between 5 and 15 killed in Texas fertiliser explosion

Waco police said they are treating the incident as a crime scene for now, but that there is no evidence that it was anything other than accidental.

VIDEO: Live local TV news coverage of the Texas explosion Texas This post contains videos

VIDEO: Live local TV news coverage of the Texas explosion

Watch live video from the local CBS affiliate in Dallas-Fort Worth as it covers the explosion at a chemical plant in West.

Several killed, and over 100 injured, in explosion at Texas fertiliser plant Texas This post contains videos

Several killed, and over 100 injured, in explosion at Texas fertiliser plant

A fertiliser plant in West, Texas, exploded following a fire – damaging buildings several blocks away.

# explosion - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

'This happens, we go to work' - trauma surgeon at Boston hospital

Eight patients are currently in a critical condition at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Eight-year-old boy among dead in Boston Marathon explosions

Boston Children’s Hospital said it is treating 10 patients.

# explosion - Monday 15 April, 2013

Pics: Devastation at the finish line of the Boston marathon

The conclusion of the Boston Marathon was rocked by two explosions this afternoon which have left dozens injured and caused widespread devastation in the Massachusetts city.

# explosion - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Man arrested over Lurgan bomb

A man has been arrested by detectives from the serious crime branch following an explosion in Lurgan yesterday afternoon.

# explosion - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Explosion reported in Lurgan, county Armagh

PSNI said officers were in the area at the time because of an unnotified parade.

# explosion - Monday 11 March, 2013

416 years ago today: Explosion kills 1pc of Dublin's population

126 people died, and 40 riverside homes were ruined, when a consignment of gunpowder exploded at the quays.

# explosion - Thursday 28 February, 2013

PSNI believe explosion in Antrim linked to dissident terrorist activity

Meanwhile, detectives from PSNI’s Serious Crime Branch are currently attending to another security alert in the same area.

# explosion - Monday 11 February, 2013

Nine trapped after Russia coal mine blast

A total of 259 miners were working underground when the explosion went off at the Vorkutinskaya mine.

# explosion - Friday 1 February, 2013

Blast at Mexico oil giant's headquarters kills 25

The company said the cause of the deadly incident was under investigation but it is thought it may have been a gas leak.

# explosion - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Five killed in explosion at house of 'sorcerer' in Zimbabwe

The witchdoctor and a man who was hoping to improve his finances were among the dead, witnesses said.

# explosion - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Universities in Syria shut after blast kills 87

No one has claimed responsibility for the blasts, but the government and rebels have blamed each other.

# explosion - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Bomb placed under security vehicle kills 11 in Pakistan

Paramilitary personnel were targeted in the attack, which killed 11 people and injured a further 27.

# explosion - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Police probe report of small explosion outside house in west Belfast

The explosion is said to have happened early this morning on Springfield Road.

# explosion - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Live grenade from the Civil War found at recycling centre in Clare

An Army bomb disposal team carried out a controlled explosion on the live grenade.

# explosion - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

CCTV footage shows Anders Breivik parking van at explosion scene Norway This post contains videos

CCTV footage shows Anders Breivik parking van at explosion scene

The video footage also shows the damage done by the bomb which killed eight people.

# explosion - Monday 26 November, 2012

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# explosion - Sunday 18 November, 2012

One body found near oil rig in Gulf of Mexico after explosion

Two workers have been missing since the explosion and fire on the oil rig on Friday.

# explosion - Friday 16 November, 2012

Explosion and fire at oil rig leaves two missing

The coast guard is searching for the two missing people and said four people had been sent to hospital.

# explosion - Monday 12 November, 2012

Emirates flight turns back after mid-air explosion

No one was injured in the incident but passengers en route to Dubai reported seeing a bright orange flash and hearing a loud bang.

# explosion - Friday 9 November, 2012

Two dead in explosion at Quebec pharmaceutical plant

Officials have not yet confirmed the cause of the explosion in which 19 people were also injured.

# explosion - Monday 22 October, 2012

Three prisoners killed in Johannesburg 'audacious escape attempt' explosion

Three inmates have been killed and 14 others wounded after their vehicle was bombed en route to a Johannesburg prison.

# explosion - Friday 19 October, 2012

Two killed as large explosion rattles Beirut

Local media are reporting that at least two people have been killed and 15 injured in the explosion.

# explosion - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Syria: Explosions rock central Aleppo

A number of explosions have rocked a central district in the northern city of Aleppo – with some reports of casualties.

# explosion - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Afghanistan: Suicide bomber targets foreign aviation workers

The attack – carried out by Afghanistan’s first female suicide bomber – killed nine people and was said to be in revenge for an anti-Islam film.

# explosion - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

In photos, video: Venezuela refinery fire finally extinguished Venezuela This post contains images

In photos, video: Venezuela refinery fire finally extinguished

Fatal fires raged at refinery tanks for three days before being put out.

# explosion - Saturday 25 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Saturday Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix: Saturday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Venezuela refinery explosion death toll rises to 24 Venezuela This post contains videos

Venezuela refinery explosion death toll rises to 24

Huge clouds of smoke were seen over the refinery this morning after early morning blast believed to have been caused by gas leak.