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# explosion - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Gardaí release man held over Dublin 'fireball' explosion

The man, aged in his 20s, was arrested in the city yesterday morning.

# explosion - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Teenage girls hospitalised with burns after aerosol can explosion

The girls aged between 12-14 have been transferred from hospital in Drogheda to Dublin.

# explosion - Friday 25 July, 2014

Watch: Manhole cover explodes on busy Dublin street close to Leinster House

Eyewitnesses said thick, green, foul-smelling smoke was seen pouring from the grate.

# explosion - Monday 30 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Watch this guy's incredible near-miss with a stray rock from an explosion Whoa

# explosion - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Viable explosive device made safe in Carrickmines

A number of nearby houses were evacuated in the area.

# explosion - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Explosion at crowded shopping centre kills 21 in Nigerian capital

Another 17 people were injured in the blast.

"Gas ignition" being used so that ATMs can be stolen

The PSNI said three similar incidents occurred over the past month – including one this morning.

# explosion - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Children from Chernobyl to arrive in Ireland today for rest and recuperation

The children travel to Ireland every year to stay with Irish families during the summer months.

# explosion - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Pipe bomb explodes outside house in Down

No one is believed to have been injured during the incident.

# explosion - Monday 2 June, 2014

Bord Gáis investigates what caused the explosion at this Dublin house

A man was seriously injured in the explosion on Sullivan Street in Dublin 7.

# explosion - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Gas explosion blasts through Dublin house

A man was rescued from the house and taken to hospital with severe burn injuries.

# explosion - Friday 30 May, 2014

Device explodes in lobby of Derry hotel which hosted PSNI event

Nobody was injured in the attack but the Everglades hotel front was badly damaged.

# explosion - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Over 200 dead in Turkey mine blast with hundreds more trapped underground

787 people were inside the coal mine in Soma, some 250 kilometers south of Istanbul, at the time of the accident.

# explosion - Thursday 1 May, 2014

More than 100 injured in Florida jail explosion

The injured were brought to hospital and the uninjured were brought to nearby jails.

# explosion - Saturday 26 April, 2014

28 years on and the struggle continues for those affected by the world's biggest nuclear disaster

The increasingly volatile situation in strife-torn Ukraine is raising new fears for Chernobyl.

Grenade made safe in Galway dates from the War of Independence

The grenade was found during building works in the area.

# explosion - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Booby-trapped car explodes outside bank in Athens

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

# explosion - Monday 31 March, 2014

Gardaí appeal for sightings of bleeding man after last night's explosion in Dublin

It’s believed the man got a taxi after the explosion.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Video: Dublin street closed after car explosion

Long Lane in Dublin 8 has been closed after the explosion last night.

# explosion - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Pipe bomb explodes in Dublin garden of elderly woman

Gardaí said nobody was injured in the explosion.

No injuries as car bomb explodes in Derry estate

The PSNI say that that the explosion took place at Carrickreagh Gardens at about 10.4o pm last night.

# explosion - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Irish neighbourhoods 'at risk of Harlem style gas explosion'

A contractors association warned against the dangers of illegal gas work in homes.

# explosion - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Four police officers and three children caught up in explosion

The police officers in the car escaped injury, but the family were said to have been very shaken by the ordeal.

# explosion - Friday 14 March, 2014

'Booby trap' bomb found under car in Belfast

The viable device was made safe and police are now appealing for information.

# explosion - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Fifth person dies after Manhattan building collapse Explosion This post contains videos

Fifth person dies after Manhattan building collapse

The death toll is expected to rise as the search goes on through the rubble of the two buildings.

# explosion - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about a problem in the SME sector, the debris found from Malaysia Airlines flight and the Great White shark on the way to Ireland.

Two men injured in explosion in the back garden of a Coolock house

The two men were allegedly involved in the making a pipe bomb at the time.

# explosion - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Stormy weather washes ashore early 20th century grenade in Donegal

The grenade underwent a controlled explosion this morning.

# explosion - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Some cows in Germany farted so much, their barn exploded

Some cows in Germany farted so much, their barn exploded

A nasty case of wind.

# explosion - Friday 24 January, 2014

Blast at church in Rome ahead of Francois Hollande visit

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.

# explosion - Thursday 9 January, 2014

At least five killed in Japan plant explosion

Twelve people have been injured, nine receiving minor injuries.

# explosion - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Palestinian ambassador in Prague killed by exploding safe

It is believed Jamal al-Jamal was attempting to open an old safe which had been brought from the previous embassy building.

# explosion - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Palestinian ambassador to Prague killed by explosion

Police are investigating the blast, which took place in his residence.

# explosion - Monday 30 December, 2013

Second bomb blast in Russian city kills at least 10 people

The explosion on a trolleybus Volgograd comes a day after a suicide bombing killed at 17 at the city’s main railway station.

# explosion - Friday 27 December, 2013

Former Lebanese minister killed in huge car bomb explosion

Footage from the scene showed people on fire and several cars and buildings ablaze.

# explosion - Friday 13 December, 2013

Explosion forces evacuation of busy Belfast retail district

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

# explosion - Monday 25 November, 2013

Masked men hijacked car that exploded in Belfast

Streets are closed as PSNI officers inspect a suspect car.

# explosion - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Explosions outside Chinese government regional HQ leave one dead, eight injured

Eight small explosions were heard by those in the area, which state media is reporting were caused by home-made bombs.

# explosion - Sunday 20 October, 2013

More than 30 dead in Syria after 'explosives-laden truck' blown up by suicide bomber

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the death toll was likely to rise, as “there are dozens of wounded, some of them in critical condition”.

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