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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 […]

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Suspected bomb kills 10 on Philippine passenger bus

Suspected bomb kills 10 on Philippine passenger bus

Dec 10, – The Rural Transit bus had picked up passengers, mostly students, and was passing near the main gate of Central Mindanao University in Maramag town in Bukidnon province on Tuesday night when the powerful blast sent shrapnel and debris flying through the vehicle, town safety officer Alejandro Navarro said. The death toll from […]

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Wave of bomb blasts rock Iraqi capital, killing 30

Wave of bomb blasts rock Iraqi capital, killing 30

Oct 07, –   Attacks on anti-Qaida fighters earlier in the day claimed another five lives. The attacks are the latest in a surge of bloodshed that has roiled Iraq for months, heightening worries that the country is returning to the widespread sectarian killing that marked the years following the 2003 U.S.-led invasion. A wave […]

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Afghanistan: NATO convoy attack leaves 15 dead including 2 Americans

Afghanistan: NATO convoy attack leaves 15 dead including 2 Americans

May 16, Kabul AP – The suicide attack Thursday on a convoy also killed four foreign contractors and nine Afghan civilians. Cmdr. Bill Speaks, a spokesman for the U.S. Defense Secretary, confirmed that two U.S. soldiers in the NATO military coalition were killed in the attack. The U.S. military says two American service members are […]

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