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# explosion - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Explosion at 'vodka-distilling factory' kills five

Police are investigating the explosion at an industrial estate in east England yesterday evening.

# explosion - Saturday 25 June, 2011

Death toll from Afghan blast revised down to 35

The Taliban denied responsibility for the blast.

# explosion - Friday 3 June, 2011

Investigators search for clues after explosion at UK oil refinery kills four

Four contractors were killed and one of the plant’s workers suffered serious burns after an explosion yesterday evening at the Chevron oil refinery in Wales.

# explosion - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Iranian oil refinery hit by explosion during Ahmadinejad visit

Two people are killed, and 20 injured, by a suspected gas leak during a visit by the Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

# explosion - Saturday 21 May, 2011

Six dead after suicide bomber strikes tent filled with medical students in Afghanistan Afghanistan This post contains videos

Six dead after suicide bomber strikes tent filled with medical students in Afghanistan

The Taliban said it was targeting foreign trainers and Afghan doctors who work with them.

Explosion kills two at Chinese iPhone and iPad factory

The explosion appeared to be accidental as two died and 16 were injured in the explosion at the Foxconn factory in southwestern China.

# explosion - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

Farmers confused by exploding watermelons in China

Watermelons may be exploding due to the use of chemicals, latest reports say.

# explosion - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Take 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

At least 14 dead after explosion hits tourist spot in Moroccan city of Marrakesh

The blast appears to have been caused by gas canisters in a café but Department of Foreign Affairs says no reports of any Irish people injured.

# explosion - Monday 11 April, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday

Catch up on today’s main news stories.

Explosion at Minsk metro station kills 11 Belarus This post contains videos

Explosion at Minsk metro station kills 11

Over 100 people injured in explosion at busy metro station in Belarusian capital.

# explosion - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday’s round-up of the evening’s top stories – and the interesting tidbits of the day.

Device explodes in Ballyfermot

Improvised explosive device exploded beneath a car in the early hours of this morning. Army bomb disposal team had earlier been called to a weapons find in Leitrim.

# explosion - Thursday 17 February, 2011

Blasts in Tanzania military depot kill at least 20

The blasts forced local residents to flee the area as the government urged calm.

# explosion - Tuesday 8 February, 2011

Chechnen militant claims responsibility for Domodedovo attack

Islamist militant leader Doku Umarov had recently warned of a year of “blood and tears” for Russians.

# explosion - Thursday 3 February, 2011

Take 5: Thursday

One day into the election campaign, and the gloves are off regarding parties’ economic policies; an explosion in a Tipperary mine claims one life; and an EU court decision may change the way sport is viewed across the continent.

One man dies and another in hospital after Tipperary mine accident

Father of three named as victim of explosion in mining shaft.

# explosion - Wednesday 26 January, 2011

Russian officials fired over Moscow airport bombing Russia This post contains videos

Russian officials fired over Moscow airport bombing

Investigation into Monday’s suicide bomb attack on Domedovo airport continues to suspect North Causasus militants, as Putin says no apparent link with Chechen fighters.

# explosion - Tuesday 25 January, 2011

Authorities 'were warned' of Moscow airport bombing

Russian security services were told about the Domodedovo bombing – and its exact location – a week ago, reports suggest.

# explosion - Monday 24 January, 2011

Explosion at major Moscow airport kills dozens

Dozens of people, including at least five foreigners, killed in today’s suspected suicide bomb attack on busy Domodedovo Airport.

# explosion - Friday 21 January, 2011

Explosion at Limerick garda station

Station evacuated and one person taken to hospital after sustaining injuries in suspected boiler explosion.

# explosion - Monday 17 January, 2011

Derry explosion outside City of Culture offices

Incident criticised as attempt to destroy citizens’ hopes for the future and the city’s regeneration.

# explosion - Wednesday 22 December, 2010

Fire in Athlone following suspected gas explosion [gallery] Athlone This post contains images

Fire in Athlone following suspected gas explosion [gallery]

A bar and an auctioneers in the Co Westmeath side of the town are engulfed by a fire; the area has been evacuated.

# explosion - Thursday 2 December, 2010

In pictures: gas explosion strikes O'Connell Street Dublin This post contains images

In pictures: gas explosion strikes O'Connell Street

As the capital city sees hours of constant snowfall, Café Kylemore is hit by a gas blast.

# explosion - Monday 18 October, 2010

China mine death toll increases to 31

The death toll in the Chinese explosion continues to grow – and the chances of rescuing trapped workers are slim.

# explosion - Saturday 16 October, 2010

20 dead and 17 trapped in Chinese coal mine

Gas explosion leaves 20 dead and rescuers searching for trapped miners.

# explosion - Wednesday 4 August, 2010

THREE PRIMARY school children in Edinburgh, Scotland, have died in a suspected gas explosion. Two boys and a girl were killed in the Slateford Road area of Edinburgh, just before 3pm. A woman was also injured in the incident and is being treated in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

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