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# explosion - Friday 14 April, 2017

Halifax Explosion: The accidental blast that killed 2,000 people a century ago

In December 1917 a ship detonated in Nova Scotia, unleashing a blast equivalent to about 3,000 tonnes of TNT.

# explosion - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

From The42 Heart-warming initiative finds stranded Monaco fans free accommodation in Dortmund Football Friends

Heart-warming initiative finds stranded Monaco fans free accommodation in Dortmund

Many of the visiting supporters were planning to head back to France straight after the game last night.

From The42 Dortmund's Bartra has operation on broken bone after being hit by blast debris Lucky Escape

Dortmund's Bartra has operation on broken bone after being hit by blast debris

Goalkeeper Roman Burki has described what happened and given some information on team-mate Marc Bartra.

# explosion - Monday 3 April, 2017

Terror investigation launched after 10 die in blast in St Petersburg underground system

The system has been shut down and passengers are being evacuated from stations.

# explosion - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

PSNI officers 'incredibly lucky' to have survived explosion in Strabane last night

Local residents have been asked to leave their homes to facilitate a PSNI inquiry.

# explosion - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Person injured at IMF Paris offices after opening exploding envelope

The IMF employee has reportedly been injured in the hands and face.

# explosion - Saturday 11 March, 2017

44 killed in twin bomb attack in centre of Damascus

Attacks are rare in the Syrian government stronghold.

# explosion - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

# explosion - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

31 dead and over 70 injured after huge explosion at fireworks market

The blast was said to be caused by “six pyrotechnic explosions”.

# explosion - Monday 19 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge No, CeeLo Green was NOT injured after his phone exploded in his face Death Hoax

No, CeeLo Green was NOT injured after his phone exploded in his face

A video of the ‘incident’ went viral over the weekend – but it was a stunt to promote his new music.

# explosion - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Suicide bomber kills four Americans in attack on largest US base in Afghanistan

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.

# explosion - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Explosion at Carlsberg factory in England leaves one man dead and 22 injured

The incident happened at the company’s Northampton brewery yesterday afternoon.

# explosion - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

At least 10 injured in blast in Turkish resort city

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

# explosion - Monday 17 October, 2016

Two killed and six injured after explosion at world's biggest chemical complex in Germany

Local residents have been advised to stay indoors.

# explosion - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Three infants airlifted to hospital with burn injuries after fire in West Cork

The incident is believed to have happened at a private residence.

# explosion - Sunday 18 September, 2016

One dead and 14 injured after explosion in Spanish seaside resort

Two of the injured are in a serious condition.

29 people injured after 'intentional' explosion in New York neighbourhood Chelsea This post contains videos

29 people injured after 'intentional' explosion in New York neighbourhood

Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was no terrorist connection.

# explosion - Saturday 17 September, 2016

No injuries after bomb explodes at charity race in New Jersey

Another device is being investigated in the area.

# explosion - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Two Irish on board Bali boat hit by explosion

The Department of Foreign Affairs said it has “no immediate concern” for any Irish citizen.

# explosion - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Firefighters struggle to contain blaze after factory explosion kills at least 25 people

Some 70 others were injured in the incident in Bangladesh, many critically.

# explosion - Friday 2 September, 2016

Samsung suspends sales of Galaxy Note 7 after reports of exploding batteries

Samsung has so far sold one million units of the Note 7.

# explosion - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Suicide car bomb targets Somalian hotel

The attack was claimed by Shabaab jihadists.

# explosion - Monday 29 August, 2016

Crime lab deliberately targeted in Brussels attack

No motivation or suspects have been identified.

# explosion - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

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

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

# explosion - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Three killed, 120 injured in car bomb attack at Turkish police headquarters

The explosion happened in the garden of the four-storey building.

# explosion - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Explosion at a Chinese power station kills 21 people

The blast occurred just before the first anniversary of giant explosions at Tianjin, that killed at least 165 people.

# explosion - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

10 people injured after Manchester house collapses in explosion

The cause of the explosion is not yet known.

# explosion - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

US teen has leg amputated after lighting 180 sparklers that were taped together

The family of Rowdy Radford said he may also lose his vision after the accident.

# explosion - Monday 4 July, 2016

Central Park explosive device that "severely damaged" man's leg wasn't meant to hurt people - police

A homemade explosive device went off yesterday and left a man seriously injured.

# explosion - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Blast from homemade explosive injures four in Shanghai airport

The explosion sparked a major security alert at Pudong Airport.

# explosion - Friday 27 May, 2016

Bomb disposal unit carry out controlled explosion on "viable" artillery shell in Cork

The type of shell was used in the War of Independence and WWI.

# explosion - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Three firefighters rushed to hospital after explosion in Macroom

The incident happened on farmland early this morning.

# explosion - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Three workers injured in explosion at oil facility in Mexico

The evacuation of hundreds of people has taken place.

# explosion - Friday 1 April, 2016

Five injured as suspected gas explosion rocks Paris residential neighbourhood

The explosion is believed to be related to a gas line rupturing.

# explosion - Friday 25 March, 2016

Man shot as Belgian police arrest three terror suspects

Video footage from the scene appeared to show a child with the man as he was dragged away by police.

# explosion - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

# explosion - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

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

A manhunt is on for at least one suspect.

# explosion - Sunday 13 March, 2016

At least 27 people killed by car bomb in Ankara

Turkey has been hit by a spate of deadly attacks since the middle of last year.

'We're lucky no one was seriously injured': Houses evacuated after explosion

A person carrying a backpack planted the device.

# explosion - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Three people missing "highly unlikely to be alive" after UK power station explosion Tragedy This post contains videos

Three people missing "highly unlikely to be alive" after UK power station explosion

Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service.

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