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# explosion - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Man seriously injured in explosion in Derry

It is believed a gas explosion occurred in the Bond Street area.

# explosion - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Viable explosive device made safe at apartment complex in Kildare

The device was taken to a safe military location for examination.

# explosion - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Belfast residents evacuated for controlled explosion on car

Police said that most of the roads closed off during the incident have now repopened.

# explosion - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Egyptian Interior Minister 'survives bomb explosion'

The bomb struck the convoy in Cairo’s Nasr City district.

# explosion - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Divers find another body on Indian submarine after it exploded

Eighteen crewmen were on board the submarine when it exploded and sank, but the navy says some bodies may never be found because of the high temperature of the fire.

# explosion - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Man in wheelchair detonates device at Beijing airport

Apart from the man in the wheelchair, no other injuries were caused by the explosion.

# explosion - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Body of man found at scene of Kerry blast

The body of James Gleeson was recovered in Killarney this morning.

# explosion - Saturday 13 July, 2013

PICTURES: Man unaccounted for in Killarney after suspected gas explosion Explosion This post contains images

PICTURES: Man unaccounted for in Killarney after suspected gas explosion

The explosion took place at a launderette, with emergency services at the scene for much of the day

# explosion - Thursday 11 July, 2013

20 dead, 30 still unaccounted for in Canada rail tragedy

The railway owner says a lone engineer failed to set brakes properly on the train.

# explosion - Monday 8 July, 2013

Canada: 40 people still missing in runaway train blast, five bodies found

It took firefighters over 24 hours to extinguish the blaze.

# explosion - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Five dead, 40 missing in Canada rail disaster

The accident happened in a Quebec town around 250 kilometers east of Montreal, when an oil-laden cargo train jumped its track created a massive fireball.

# explosion - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Video: Russian rocket explodes just after launch Explosion This post contains videos

Video: Russian rocket explodes just after launch

The unmanned booster rocket was carrying three satellites when it crashed shortly after launch in Kazakhstan.

# explosion - Monday 24 June, 2013

Pipe bomb explodes in residential area of Coolock

The device went off on Apollo Way in the early hours of this morning but there was no damage to property and no injuries, according to gardaí.

# explosion - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Petrol bomb explodes beside 4-year-old girl playing on Belfast street

The PSNI said the girls is not believed to have been injured but is asking parents in the area to ensure they know the whereabouts of their children.

# explosion - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Fire service called to chemical fire at Trinity College lab

Ten units of the Dublin Fire Brigade attended the incident which has now been brought under control.

# explosion - Thursday 13 June, 2013

VIDEO: 33 people injured in explosion at Louisiana chemical factory Geismar This post contains videos

VIDEO: 33 people injured in explosion at Louisiana chemical factory

600 workers were inside when the blast occurred in a small town north of New Orleans this morning.

# explosion - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Explosion in Coolock 'shook the whole street'

An explosion – believed to be caused by a pipe bomb – damaged the front door of a house in a residential area of the north Dublin suburb last night.

# explosion - Friday 7 June, 2013

Man charged over attempted murder of two Belfast police officers

The man will appear in court today charged with conspiracy to murder, conspiracy to cause an explosion and preparing for an act of terrorism.

# explosion - Monday 3 June, 2013

Deadly fire at China poultry plant claims 112 lives

The cause of the blaze was not immediately clear, but eyewitnesses reportedly heard a blast and suspected a leak of liquid ammonia.

# explosion - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Suicide bombing targets NATO convoy in Kabul

At least 15 people have been killed and dozens wounded in the attack in the Afghan capital.

# explosion - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Appeal for information after report of explosion outside house

No one was injured in the explosion and the PSNi says that a motive ‘remains under investigation’.

# explosion - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Terrorist explosion kills nine in Damascus

The explosion took place in the central district of Marjeh, Syrian state television said.

# explosion - Monday 29 April, 2013

Pics: Prague explosion – Up to 40 injured, some trapped under rubble Prague This post contains images

Pics: Prague explosion – Up to 40 injured, some trapped under rubble

Police are said to be searching for people buried in rubble on Divadelni Street.

# explosion - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week

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# explosion - Friday 19 April, 2013

Authorities confirm 12 dead in Texas fertiliser plant blast

Police would not say how many people are still missing although one estimate says it may be as many as 60.

Firefighters seek colleagues' bodies as search for Texas bodies continues

The community of West still doesn’t know how many people may have died, as rescuers carefully work through piles of debris.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Friday.

# explosion - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Obama tells Boston bombers: 'We will find you'

No claim of responsibility and no arrests have been made in connection with the twin bombings, though investigators are focused on two suspects.

Photos: 'Devastation' at scene of fertiliser plant explosion in Texas

Police have confirmed there are fatalities but have not yet said exactly how many people have died in the blast.

Police say between 5 and 15 killed in Texas fertiliser explosion

Waco police said they are treating the incident as a crime scene for now, but that there is no evidence that it was anything other than accidental.

VIDEO: Live local TV news coverage of the Texas explosion Texas This post contains videos

VIDEO: Live local TV news coverage of the Texas explosion

Watch live video from the local CBS affiliate in Dallas-Fort Worth as it covers the explosion at a chemical plant in West.

Several killed, and over 100 injured, in explosion at Texas fertiliser plant Texas This post contains videos

Several killed, and over 100 injured, in explosion at Texas fertiliser plant

A fertiliser plant in West, Texas, exploded following a fire – damaging buildings several blocks away.

# explosion - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

'This happens, we go to work' - trauma surgeon at Boston hospital

Eight patients are currently in a critical condition at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Eight-year-old boy among dead in Boston Marathon explosions

Boston Children’s Hospital said it is treating 10 patients.

# explosion - Monday 15 April, 2013

Pics: Devastation at the finish line of the Boston marathon

The conclusion of the Boston Marathon was rocked by two explosions this afternoon which have left dozens injured and caused widespread devastation in the Massachusetts city.

# explosion - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Man arrested over Lurgan bomb

A man has been arrested by detectives from the serious crime branch following an explosion in Lurgan yesterday afternoon.

# explosion - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Explosion reported in Lurgan, county Armagh

PSNI said officers were in the area at the time because of an unnotified parade.

# explosion - Monday 11 March, 2013

416 years ago today: Explosion kills 1pc of Dublin's population

126 people died, and 40 riverside homes were ruined, when a consignment of gunpowder exploded at the quays.

# explosion - Thursday 28 February, 2013

PSNI believe explosion in Antrim linked to dissident terrorist activity

Meanwhile, detectives from PSNI’s Serious Crime Branch are currently attending to another security alert in the same area.

# explosion - Monday 11 February, 2013

Nine trapped after Russia coal mine blast

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

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