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Twin blasts in Philippine capital kill at least 2

Twin blasts in Philippine capital kill at least 2

Two explosions in the Philippine capital on Saturday night killed two people and injured six others, police said, just over a week after another blast in the same area. An initial blast occurred around 6:00pm (1000 GMT) on Saturday near a mosque in Quiapo, one of the older parts of Manila where there are big […]

May 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
Huge explosion in Paris carnival injures around 20 people

Huge explosion in Paris carnival injures around 20 people

At least 20 people injured at Paris event including three critically – after an explosion at a popular French carnival. The huge blast was reported at the Villepinte carnival, known as the Yellow Carnival, in a suburb of Paris, close to Charles De Gaulle airport. The explosion happened as a effigy, made of wood and […]

April 1, 2017 | By | Reply More
Suicide car bomb blast kills at least 32 in Baghdad

Suicide car bomb blast kills at least 32 in Baghdad

A suicide car bomb attack in a densely-populated neighbourhood of Baghdad on Monday killed at least 32 people and left dozens wounded, police and hospital officials said. Many of the victims were daily labourers waiting for jobs at an intersection in Sadr City, a sprawling majority Shiite neighbourhood in the northeast of the capital that […]

January 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
Colombia crash pilot reported he was out of fuel- tape

Colombia crash pilot reported he was out of fuel- tape

Fans mourned Wednesday for a Brazilian football team decimated in a plane crash that killed 71 people in Colombia, as a recording emerged of the panicked pilot reporting he was out of fuel. Authorities are still investigating what caused the charter flight to crash in the mountains outside Medellin as it carried Cinderella-story team Chapecoense […]

December 1, 2016 | By | Reply More
Rescuers say all 33 miners trapped in China mine found dead

Rescuers say all 33 miners trapped in China mine found dead

All 33 coal miners trapped underground in a gas explosion earlier this week have been found dead, state media reported Wednesday, as work safety officials vowed to punish those responsible. Two miners survived Monday’s explosion but rescuers working around the clock found no others alive. All bodies have been recovered and rescuers were shown bowing […]

November 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
Blast kills 12 as Philippine president visits hometown

Blast kills 12 as Philippine president visits hometown

Sep 03, – The blast tore through a street market outside the high-end Marco Polo hotel, a frequent haunt of Duterte, who was in the southern city of Davao at the time but was not hurt. An explosion at a packed night market in the home city of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte killed at least […]

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China power station explosion ‘kills at least 21’

China power station explosion ‘kills at least 21’

Aug  11, – The blast, which Xinhua said happened in a high-pressure steam pipeline, came a day before the first anniversary of giant explosions that killed at least 165 people in the northern port city of Tianjin. A pipeline explosion at a power station in China killed at least 21 people and injured five more […]

August 11, 2016 | By | Reply More
Suicide bomber kills at least 70 at Pakistan hospital, IS claims responsibility

Suicide bomber kills at least 70 at Pakistan hospital, IS claims responsibility

Aug 09, – The bomber struck as a crowd of mostly lawyers and journalists crammed into the emergency department to accompany the body of a prominent lawyer who had been shot and killed in the city earlier in the day, Faridullah, a reporter who was among the wounded, told Reuters. A suicide bomber in Pakistan […]

August 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
Explosion at chemical factory in India kills 5, injures 120

Explosion at chemical factory in India kills 5, injures 120

May 26, – The factory building collapsed after the fire and residents living nearby complained of breathing problems from the smell of the gas that was released, police and residents said. A powerful blast in a chemical factory located near a residential area in a Mumbai suburb killed five people and left 92 injured on […]

May 26, 2016 | By | Reply More
Bomb in eastern Baghdad kills at least 11

Bomb in eastern Baghdad kills at least 11

Apr 25, – Islamic State said it was responsible for the explosion which went off near a cinema in Baghdad al-Jadida. Amaq news agency, which supports the group, said the bomber wore a suicide vest and targeted Iraqi security forces. A suicide attacker detonated a bomb in a predominantly Shi’ite Muslim district of eastern Baghdad […]

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