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Fire contained after powerful blast near airport in Uzbekistan's Tashkent

Video and photographs on social media showed flames soaring into the night sky and a huge cloud of smoke.

The shock wave from the early morning blast shattered dozens of windows in nearby apartment blocks and some people were being treated for injuries.(HT File)
Published on Sep 28, 2023 09:49 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Sreelakshmi B

8 migrant labourers injured in Anantnag explosion; police rule out terror angle

Eight migrant labourers were injured in a blast in a cement settling machine in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Wednesday, police said. Kashmir Zone Police in a post on X said that the explosion occurred in the cement mix settling vibration machine which was adjacent to a portable generator and oil can.

A labourer is being treated at the Government Medical College and Association Hospital after he was injured in an explosion in Anantnag on Wednesday. (ANI)
Published on Sep 27, 2023 10:50 PM IST
By, Srinagar

2 workers die in blast in Hazaribagh’s aluminium factory

Hazaribagh SP Manoj Ratan Chothe said the two workers who died in the incident were from Gaya district of Bihar

A local resident said the tin roof of the factory was blown away due to the impact of the blast (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Sep 22, 2023 05:35 PM IST
ByRaj Kumar

Haridwar: 15 workers injured in steel factory blast

According to the factory workers, the blast occurred at the boiler site around 12:30am on Thursday, causing panic among the labourers

Police and forensic experts inspecting the steel factory after the incident on Thursday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 04:21 PM IST

Loss, denial, mourning: Inside West Bengal’s village of explosives

A village in West Bengal, India, has been in mourning multiple times due to explosions at illegal firecracker factories that have killed many people

At villages like Natun Chandra, teenage boys and men move out to work, mostly to firecracker units, the women can be seen making a living by rolling beedis on the sides of the street. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 15, 2023 01:45 AM IST
By, Sreyasi Pal, Suti (west Bengal)
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