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#Blast

# blast - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Four killed in bomb attack at luxury Pakistan hotel where Chinese ambassador was staying
# Bomb Attack
# Bomb Attack

Four killed in bomb attack at luxury Pakistan hotel where Chinese ambassador was staying

Apr 22nd 2021, 7:31 AM 9,646 Views 3 Comments

The motive behind the attack in Quetta is as yet unclear.

# blast - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Possible human remains found after 'intentional' explosion in downtown Nashville
# Blast
# Blast

Possible human remains found after 'intentional' explosion in downtown Nashville

Dec 26th 2020, 2:09 PM 22,678 Views 3 Comments

A bomb exploded in downtown Nashville yesterday.

# blast - Friday 7 August, 2020

Lebanon's president rejects global probe into port blast
# Beirut
# Beirut

Lebanon's president rejects global probe into port blast

Aug 7th 2020, 3:58 PM 15,324 Views 19 Comments

Michel Aoun today said a missile or negligence could have been responsible for the explosion.

# blast - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

'People just want to burst into tears': Beirut blast sends shockwaves through Lebanon
# Explosion
# Explosion

'People just want to burst into tears': Beirut blast sends shockwaves through Lebanon

Aug 5th 2020, 3:08 PM 15,759 Views 5 Comments

A large area of the Lebanese capital sits under rubble today following the blast less than 48 hours ago.

Department of Foreign Affairs fielding 'a number of calls' from Irish citizens following Beirut blast
# Beirut
# Beirut

Department of Foreign Affairs fielding 'a number of calls' from Irish citizens following Beirut blast

Aug 5th 2020, 10:55 AM 17,989 Views 4 Comments

Irish peacekeeping troops are also stationed in Lebanon but have all been accounted for and are ‘safe’.

# blast - Monday 19 March, 2018

Two injured in fresh explosion in Austin as police investigate series of parcel bombings
# Texas
# Texas

Two injured in fresh explosion in Austin as police investigate series of parcel bombings

Mar 19th 2018, 8:28 AM 11,028 Views 14 Comments

The head of police has warned residents not to touch any unexpected packages left at their homes.

# blast - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

'He gave silly instructions for everything, even in training. He was like a robot'
# Blasted
From The42
# Blasted

'He gave silly instructions for everything, even in training. He was like a robot'

Jan 16th 2018, 8:35 PM 22,779 Views 14 Comments

Former Man United midfielder Anderson has slammed his ex-boss Louis van Gaal.

# blast - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Over 230 dead and 275 injured in worst single attack in Somalia's history
# Somalia
# Somalia

Over 230 dead and 275 injured in worst single attack in Somalia's history

Oct 15th 2017, 6:07 PM 19,534 Views 26 Comments

Doctors struggled to assist horrifically wounded victims following the blast, many burned beyond recognition.

# blast - Sunday 2 April, 2017

18 people hurt in accidental explosion at French carnival
# Blast
# Blast

18 people hurt in accidental explosion at French carnival

Apr 2nd 2017, 12:24 PM 7,770 Views 1 Comment

Three of the injured were children.

# blast - Saturday 3 December, 2016

At least 38 killed in two separate Chinese coal mine blasts
# Death Toll
# Death Toll

At least 38 killed in two separate Chinese coal mine blasts

Dec 3rd 2016, 12:08 PM 4,885 Views 3 Comments

China is the world’s largest coal producer and deadly accidents are common.

# blast - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

At least 10 injured in blast in Turkish resort city
# Antalya
# Antalya

At least 10 injured in blast in Turkish resort city

Oct 25th 2016, 9:54 AM 14,642 Views 7 Comments

An official said it was “too early” to make assumptions as to the cause of the blast.

# blast - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

1 dead and dozens injured as car bomb explodes in Thai nightlife district
# Pattani
# Pattani

1 dead and dozens injured as car bomb explodes in Thai nightlife district

Aug 24th 2016, 8:02 AM 13,148 Views 9 Comments

The latest blast struck late last night outside a hotel in Pattani, a southern province battered by a long-running rebellion.

# blast - Friday 1 April, 2016

Brussels re-opening delayed as airport police strike over security
# Brussels Airport
# Brussels Airport

Brussels re-opening delayed as airport police strike over security

Apr 1st 2016, 4:39 PM 16,232 Views 17 Comments

The police union says safety concerns have not been addressed.

# blast - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

As it happened: At least 34 dead as Islamic State claims attack on Brussels
Live Mar 22nd 2016, 11:10 PM

As it happened: At least 34 dead as Islamic State claims attack on Brussels

# blast - Monday 14 March, 2016

Ankara bombing: 37 confirmed dead after blast at busy transport hub
# Turkish Capital
# Turkish Capital

Ankara bombing: 37 confirmed dead after blast at busy transport hub

Mar 14th 2016, 7:38 AM 11,110 Views 41 Comments

The attackers are said to have deliberately targeted the bus stop.

# blast - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Woman suffers burn injuries after toilet explodes
# Terrrifying
# Terrrifying

Woman suffers burn injuries after toilet explodes

Sep 15th 2015, 4:22 PM 28,029 Views 32 Comments

The explosion’s believed to have been caused by a build-up of methane.

# blast - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Man found alive just 50 metres from epicentre of massive China blast
# Rescued
# Rescued

Man found alive just 50 metres from epicentre of massive China blast

Aug 15th 2015, 3:47 PM 9,815 Views 6 Comments

Residents around the explosion site have been evacuated now after highly-poisonous sodium cyanide was found

# blast - Monday 5 January, 2015

Watch: You probably don't want to be this close to an exploding fireworks factory
# RUN
# RUN

Watch: You probably don't want to be this close to an exploding fireworks factory

Jan 5th 2015, 11:25 AM 9,392 Views 13 Comments

One person was reportedly injured in the blast

# blast - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Bungling thief caught on camera trying to blow up ATM... and knocking himself over
# Whoops
From The Daily Edge
# Whoops

Bungling thief caught on camera trying to blow up ATM... and knocking himself over

Dec 30th 2014, 12:29 PM 17,321 Views 14 Comments

The man lost his hat and flip-flops in the blast.

# blast - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Explosion at crowded shopping centre kills 21 in Nigerian capital
# Blast
# Blast

Explosion at crowded shopping centre kills 21 in Nigerian capital

Jun 25th 2014, 10:11 PM 9,375 Views 51 Comments

Another 17 people were injured in the blast.

# blast - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

At least 21 dead in bomb attack on World Cup viewing centre in Nigeria
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

At least 21 dead in bomb attack on World Cup viewing centre in Nigeria

Jun 18th 2014, 2:48 PM 4,542 Views 20 Comments

The blast was the latest in a series at football viewing centres in Nigeria blamed on Boko Haram militants.

# blast - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Booby-trapped car explodes outside bank in Athens
# Greece
# Greece

Booby-trapped car explodes outside bank in Athens

Apr 10th 2014, 9:34 AM 5,263 Views 21 Comments

The explosion came as Greece prepared to return to bond markets. No one was injured in the incident.

# blast - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

A bomb from World War II exploded in Thailand today
# 70 Years Later
# 70 Years Later

A bomb from World War II exploded in Thailand today

Apr 2nd 2014, 9:41 AM 13,934 Views 20 Comments

Workers at a Bangkok scrap facility believed the device had been made safe.

# blast - Friday 24 January, 2014

Blast at church in Rome ahead of Francois Hollande visit
# Explosion
# Explosion

Blast at church in Rome ahead of Francois Hollande visit

Jan 24th 2014, 8:50 AM 7,011 Views 5 Comments

The French President is due to meet with the Pope for the first time later today amid deep divisions in France over issues like abortion and gay marriage.

# blast - Monday 20 January, 2014

Death toll continues to rise following suicide bombing at Pakistan military HQ
# Islamabad
# Islamabad

Death toll continues to rise following suicide bombing at Pakistan military HQ

Jan 20th 2014, 10:49 AM 3,106 Views 24 Comments

At least 13 people died, with 18 others wounded, just a day after one of the deadliest bomb attacks in recent years.

# blast - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Co Derry resident among 21 killed in Kabul suicide attack
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Co Derry resident among 21 killed in Kabul suicide attack

Jan 18th 2014, 3:57 PM 9,433 Views 7 Comments

Simon Chase had been living in Limavady with his partner and children. It’s understood he was working with an EU police mission.

# blast - Friday 13 December, 2013

Explosion forces evacuation of busy Belfast retail district
# PSNI
# PSNI

Explosion forces evacuation of busy Belfast retail district

Dec 13th 2013, 7:37 PM 16,633 Views 66 Comments

The explosion occurred in the Cathedral Quarter, a busy retail district.

# blast - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Irish troops in Syria return fire after being hit by "unknown blast"
# Golan Heights
# Golan Heights

Irish troops in Syria return fire after being hit by "unknown blast"

Nov 28th 2013, 10:12 PM 16,666 Views 106 Comments

An estimated 36 Irish troops were on patrol when their convoy was hit but none sustained any serious injuries.

# blast - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Car bomb in Sinai region kills 10 soldiers, while blast in Cairo leaves 4 police injured
# Egypt
# Egypt

Car bomb in Sinai region kills 10 soldiers, while blast in Cairo leaves 4 police injured

Nov 20th 2013, 3:24 PM 3,883 Views 0 Comments

35 people were injured in the car bomb attack, while four police were wounded in the explosion in Cairo.

# blast - Monday 21 October, 2013

Bomb blast on bus in Russia kills 5 people
# Russia
# Russia

Bomb blast on bus in Russia kills 5 people

Oct 21st 2013, 2:17 PM 5,489 Views 15 Comments

A further 17 people were injured in the blast.

# blast - Monday 5 August, 2013

Six dead, 26 hurt in Philippines bomb blast
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

Six dead, 26 hurt in Philippines bomb blast

Aug 5th 2013, 1:13 PM 9,054 Views 63 Comments

The United States and other governments had earlier warned of a terror threat in the city.

# blast - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

No fatalities after massive Florida gas plant blasts
# Blue Rhino
# Blue Rhino

No fatalities after massive Florida gas plant blasts

Jul 30th 2013, 8:13 AM 3,835 Views 1 Comment

Massive blasts ripped through the Blue Rhino propane plant late last night.

# blast - Monday 20 May, 2013

At least 14 killed in Afghanistan suicide blast
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

At least 14 killed in Afghanistan suicide blast

May 20th 2013, 10:05 AM 2,570 Views 17 Comments

Reports say the bomber was wearing a police uniform. A senior local politician is believed to have died in the blast.

# blast - Friday 10 May, 2013

Criminal probe launched in Texas fertilizer plant blast that killed 14
# Texas
# Texas

Criminal probe launched in Texas fertilizer plant blast that killed 14

May 10th 2013, 6:47 PM 5,647 Views 7 Comments

Around 200 people were injured in the blast, which decimated the small town of 2,800 people.

# blast - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Bomb in Pakistan kills 47, injures 200
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Bomb in Pakistan kills 47, injures 200

Feb 16th 2013, 4:05 PM 3,319 Views 52 Comments

The bomb exploded in Hazara town, an area dominated by Shiites on the outskirts of Quetta.

# blast - Monday 11 February, 2013

Nine trapped after Russia coal mine blast
# Russia
# Russia

Nine trapped after Russia coal mine blast

Feb 11th 2013, 9:12 AM 2,450 Views 2 Comments

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

# blast - Friday 1 February, 2013

Blast at Mexico oil giant's headquarters kills 25
# Mexico
# Mexico

Blast at Mexico oil giant's headquarters kills 25

Feb 1st 2013, 7:48 AM 2,443 Views 0 Comments

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

# blast - Monday 7 January, 2013

Exiles: O'Shea blasts ref as McCall signs on until 2015 with Saracens
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Exiles: O'Shea blasts ref as McCall signs on until 2015 with Saracens

Jan 7th 2013, 5:46 PM 1,926 Views 0 Comments

The Harlequins director or rugby believes Quins’ referee on Sunday was out of his depth.

# blast - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Afghanistan: Bomb blast at US military base
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Bomb blast at US military base

Dec 26th 2012, 8:52 AM 3,612 Views 6 Comments

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack, which killed the bomber and three Afghans at the gate to the base.

# blast - Sunday 18 November, 2012

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

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

Nov 18th 2012, 1:25 PM 3,619 Views 3 Comments

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

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