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Second explosion at Bangkok chemical plant sparks new blaze, over 60 injured

A second chemical explosion at Bangkok triggered a new fire on Tuesday afternoon that burned for about an hour, the agency added.
Emergency personnel looks on as smoke rises from a plastic factory after an explosion in Samut Prakan, outside Bangkok, Thailand. (Reuters)
Emergency personnel looks on as smoke rises from a plastic factory after an explosion in Samut Prakan, outside Bangkok, Thailand. (Reuters)
Published on Jul 07, 2021 08:15 AM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose

Five workers injured in explosion at Palghar chemical plant

Palghar explosion: Several people were reported to be injured. They later shifted to the nearby Thunga hospital in the district, news agencies reported.
An explosion took place at a Bharat Chemicals factory in Maharashtra's Palghar. (Photo: ANI)
An explosion took place at a Bharat Chemicals factory in Maharashtra's Palghar. (Photo: ANI)
Published on Jul 04, 2021 07:39 AM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Joydeep Bose

West Bengal: 7-year-old killed in crude bomb explosion in Burdwan

The incident happened around 11 am in the city's Subhaspally area
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Published on Mar 22, 2021 05:04 PM IST
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‘Didn't know what was in bag’: Driver who transported explosives before blast

  • Villagers felt the vibrations from the explosion even a kilometre away
Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai visited the quarry blast site at Hirenagavalli in Chikkaballapur on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)
Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai visited the quarry blast site at Hirenagavalli in Chikkaballapur on Tuesday. (ANI Photo)
Published on Feb 24, 2021 07:25 AM IST
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By Arun Dev , Bengaluru

Madrid blast: Mayor says 2 people dead, explosion apparently linked to gas leak

José Luis Martínez Almeida, who visited the site of the blast, told the local Telemadrid news channel that he couldn’t confirm how many people had been injured.
A nearby nursing home was evacuated although no injuries have been reported among the residents.(AFP )
A nearby nursing home was evacuated although no injuries have been reported among the residents.(AFP )
Published on Jan 20, 2021 08:52 PM IST
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Explosion in Nashville believed to be ‘intentional’, say police

The FBI is the primary law enforcement agency responsible for investigating federal crimes, such as explosives violations and acts of terrorism.
A vehicle burns near the site of an explosion in the area of Second and Commerce in Nashville, Tennessee, US.(via REUTERS)
A vehicle burns near the site of an explosion in the area of Second and Commerce in Nashville, Tennessee, US.(via REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 25, 2020 09:58 PM IST
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Nashville, Tennessee | By Associated Press | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar

Israeli jets fly over Beirut, explosions reported in Syria

In the past few years, Israel has acknowledged carrying out dozens of airstrikes in Syria, most of them aimed at suspected Iranian weapons shipments believed to be bound for Hezbollah.
Israeli jets regularly violate Lebanese airspace and have often struck inside Syria from Lebanese territory. But the Christmas Eve flights were louder than usual, frightening residents of Beirut.(Reuters file photo)
Israeli jets regularly violate Lebanese airspace and have often struck inside Syria from Lebanese territory. But the Christmas Eve flights were louder than usual, frightening residents of Beirut.(Reuters file photo)
Published on Dec 25, 2020 05:38 AM IST
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Beirut | By Associated Press | Posted by Deepali Sharma

11 workers hospitalised after massive explosion in Hyderabad chemical factory

Officials said that it is not exactly known yet how many workers were there inside the factory. The company authorities are examining the duty chart to find out the exact number.
Thick fumes seen billowing after the explosion inside Vindhya Organics in Bollarum on Saturday.(Sourced Photo)
Thick fumes seen billowing after the explosion inside Vindhya Organics in Bollarum on Saturday.(Sourced Photo)
Updated on Dec 12, 2020 05:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar

Explosion in club in Kolkata, none injured

The blast occurred on the second floor of the club on Beliaghata Main Road here around 5am, a police official said. A team of forensic experts has reached the site of explosion to collect evidence, he added.
Kolkata club where the explosion took place (Image: Twitter)
Kolkata club where the explosion took place (Image: Twitter)
Updated on Oct 13, 2020 03:25 PM IST
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Kolkata | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Karan Manral

MSEDCL shields dangerous transformers with iron covers after two explosions

Three persons including an infant were killed on September 6 when a transformer blew up at Rajwada, Indrayaninagar, Bhosari
A transformer at Shri Nagar colony ,Rahatani Phata was covered with an iron box as a precautionary measure.(HT PHOTO)
A transformer at Shri Nagar colony ,Rahatani Phata was covered with an iron box as a precautionary measure.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 30, 2020 05:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | By Jigar Hindocha

7 dead, 4 injured in explosion at factory in UP’s Modi Nagar

According to cops, the factory was involved in the manufacturing of party-poppers used for birthday celebrations.
Seven people were killed in an explosion that took place at a factory in Ghaziabad’s Modi Nagar.(ANI twitter)
Seven people were killed in an explosion that took place at a factory in Ghaziabad’s Modi Nagar.(ANI twitter)
Updated on Jul 05, 2020 07:29 PM IST
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Ghaziabad | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh

6 dead, 16 injured in boiler explosion at NLC power plant in Tamil Nadu

The six men were aged between 25 and 42 years, according to the official cited by the news agency. The injured include employees who have sustained at least 40% burn injuries according to an initial assessment, the official said.
The official said that the injured have been rushed to a hospital in the state capital of Chennai.(ANI/Twitter)
The official said that the injured have been rushed to a hospital in the state capital of Chennai.(ANI/Twitter)
Updated on Jul 01, 2020 03:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray

Explosion from gas leak at clinic in Iran’s Tehran kills 19

Video posted online appeared to show more than one explosion and thick black smoke rising from the flames.
A rescue worker receives oxygen in an ambulance after he was overcome by smoke from the explosion of Sina Athar Clinic in Tehran, Iran, early Wednesday, July 1, 2020.(AP File Photo)
A rescue worker receives oxygen in an ambulance after he was overcome by smoke from the explosion of Sina Athar Clinic in Tehran, Iran, early Wednesday, July 1, 2020.(AP File Photo)
Updated on Jul 01, 2020 07:07 AM IST
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Tehran | By Associated Press | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar

Explosion near US Embassy in Tunisia wounds 5 police officers

Two people on a motorcycle set off a blast near the U.S. Embassy in the Tunisian capital, Tunis, five police officers were wounded.
Islamic extremists have targeted Tunisia in recent years, killing scores of people.(AFP)
Islamic extremists have targeted Tunisia in recent years, killing scores of people.(AFP)
Updated on Mar 06, 2020 06:03 PM IST
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Tunisia | By Associated Press

Explosion in West Bengal as seized firecrackers go off, 2 reportedly injured

Senior police officials rushed to the spot after receiving information that two police vehicles were torched by an irate mob.
At least two people, including a child, were allegedly injured and dozens of houses damaged, after a high-intensity blast in North 24 Parganas in south Bengal on Thursday.
At least two people, including a child, were allegedly injured and dozens of houses damaged, after a high-intensity blast in North 24 Parganas in south Bengal on Thursday.
Updated on Jan 09, 2020 05:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent

Large car bomb hits Afghan capital, casualties feared

Interior Ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi said a car bomb had exploded on a main road and police were sealing off the area. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.
A powerful bomb rocked the Afghan capital , rattling windows, sending smoke billowing from Kabul's downtown area and wounding dozens of people.(Reuters photo)
A powerful bomb rocked the Afghan capital , rattling windows, sending smoke billowing from Kabul's downtown area and wounding dozens of people.(Reuters photo)
Updated on Sep 05, 2019 02:12 PM IST
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Kabul | By Associate Press

Blast at fireworks unit kills 23 in Punjab town

The blast which took place in the afternoon was so powerful that it completely destroyed the firecracker factory and damaged nearby houses as well.
An explosion ripped through a firecracker factory in Punjab’s Batala town, killing 23 people and injuring another 27.(HT Photo)
An explosion ripped through a firecracker factory in Punjab’s Batala town, killing 23 people and injuring another 27.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 05, 2019 07:50 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Batala | By Surjit Singh and Vishal Sally

13 killed, 58 injured after gas cylinders explode at Maharashtra chemical unit

At least 100 workers were present in the chemical factory, Rumit Chemsynth Pvt Ltd, in Waghadi village in Shirpur taluka when the explosion occurred around 9:45 am, a senior police officer told PTI.
At least eight workers were feared killed on Saturday morning in explosion of cylinders at a chemical factory in Dhule district of Maharashtra(ANI/Twitter)
At least eight workers were feared killed on Saturday morning in explosion of cylinders at a chemical factory in Dhule district of Maharashtra(ANI/Twitter)
Updated on Sep 01, 2019 12:01 PM IST
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Mumbai/Shirpur | By Press Trust of India

21 injured in explosion at Florida shopping plaza

The blast flung debris widely along a busy road in Plantation, west of Fort Lauderdale. The restaurant was destroyed, and nearby businesses and cars were damaged.
Rescue sources are seen in an affected area after an explosion at The Fountains shopping center in Plantation, Florida, U.S. July 6, 2019. REUTERS/Marco Bello(REUTERS)
Rescue sources are seen in an affected area after an explosion at The Fountains shopping center in Plantation, Florida, U.S. July 6, 2019. REUTERS/Marco Bello(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 07, 2019 08:22 AM IST
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Florida | By Associated Press

Gas prices may rise in US as explosions, fire rock Philadelphia oil refinery

The 150-year-old oil refining complex processes 335,000 barrels of crude oil daily, PES says. The refinery turns the crude into gasoline, jet fuel, propane, home heating oil and other products.
Flames and smoke emerge from the Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refining Complex in Philadelphia on Friday(AP Photo)
Flames and smoke emerge from the Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refining Complex in Philadelphia on Friday(AP Photo)
Updated on Jun 22, 2019 09:47 AM IST
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Philadelphia | By Associated Press

Man killed in explosion near Congress MLA’s residence

Two forensic experts rushed to the spot following the explosion and collected some material, police said.
The MLA said he knew the family of the deceased.(Getty Images)
The MLA said he knew the family of the deceased.(Getty Images)
Published on May 19, 2019 02:02 PM IST
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Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India

UP woman dies of explosion in her mouth while being treated for poison consumption

A woman died in Uttar Pradesh after an explosion in her mouth during treatment for alleged poison consumption.
The woman was brought to the JN Medical college in Aligarh on Wednesday evening after she allegedly consumed poison.(PTI FILE)
The woman was brought to the JN Medical college in Aligarh on Wednesday evening after she allegedly consumed poison.(PTI FILE)
Updated on May 16, 2019 03:25 PM IST
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Aligarh | By Indo Asian News Service

2 explosions near CRPF’s proposed camp in Odisha: Cops

No one was injured and no property damaged in the twin blasts, said Kalahandi Superintendent of Police B Gangadhar(HT Photos)
No one was injured and no property damaged in the twin blasts, said Kalahandi Superintendent of Police B Gangadhar(HT Photos)
Published on May 12, 2019 06:31 PM IST
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Explosion at TATA plant at Port Talbot, two injured

South West Police asked the people to avoid the area and wait for updates.
The Tata steelworks are seen in Port Talbot, Wales, June 30, 2018.(REUTERS)
The Tata steelworks are seen in Port Talbot, Wales, June 30, 2018.(REUTERS)
Updated on Apr 26, 2019 09:56 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

Car explodes on J-K highway, Pulwama-like terror plot feared

No one was hurt in Saturday’s incident which is being investigated by the police and security forces, although the very fact that a car was parked on a crucial highway with explosive material is worrying
Security personnel inspect the mangled remains of a car which exploded near a CRPF convoy on the Jammu-Srinagar highway at Banihal, in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir, Saturday, March 30, 2019. (PTI Photo)(PTI3_30_2019_000046B)(PTI)
Security personnel inspect the mangled remains of a car which exploded near a CRPF convoy on the Jammu-Srinagar highway at Banihal, in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir, Saturday, March 30, 2019. (PTI Photo)(PTI3_30_2019_000046B)(PTI)
Updated on Mar 30, 2019 11:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jammu/ Srinagar | By Ravi Khajuria and Mir Ehsan

7 dead in explosion at crackers unit in Tamil Nadu

Police officers who inspected the spot said there was nearly 1000 kg of crackers in the unit. The cause of the firs isn’t known but police suspect it may have been triggered by a smoker.
7 dead in explosion at crackers unit in Tamil Nadu. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
7 dead in explosion at crackers unit in Tamil Nadu. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Mar 28, 2019 05:33 AM IST
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Chennai | By M Manikandan

Six dead, 30 injured in explosion at chemical plant in eastern China

Around the time of the explosion, China’s earthquake administration reported a 2.2-magnitude tremor in Lianyungang, a city near the Yancheng blast.
Medical staff, as well as personnel from the public security bureau and fire department have been sent to the scene, they added.(Getty Images / Photo used for representational purpose)
Medical staff, as well as personnel from the public security bureau and fire department have been sent to the scene, they added.(Getty Images / Photo used for representational purpose)
Updated on Mar 21, 2019 05:34 PM IST
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Beijing | By Agence France-Presse

Explosions in Afghan capital Kabul kill 6 during new year festival

The attacks came on Nowruz, an ancient Persian festival to mark the start of spring that is widely celebrated in many parts of Afghanistan but has also faced opposition from some hardline Islamists, who say it is un-Islamic.
The defence ministry said in a post on twitter that three rockets were fired at civilian homes and Nowruz gatherings.(AP/ Representative Image)
The defence ministry said in a post on twitter that three rockets were fired at civilian homes and Nowruz gatherings.(AP/ Representative Image)
Updated on Mar 21, 2019 01:03 PM IST
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Kabul | By Reuters

40 CRPF jawans killed in worst terror attack in Kashmir

At least 40 Central Reserve Police Force jawans were killed and more than 20 others injured in a blast in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. The blast was triggered by militants to target two vehicles carrying the CRPF jawans.
Secuirty forces near the damaged vehicles at Lethpora on the Jammu-Srinagar highway.(HT Photo/ Waseem Andrabi)
Secuirty forces near the damaged vehicles at Lethpora on the Jammu-Srinagar highway.(HT Photo/ Waseem Andrabi)
Updated on Feb 14, 2019 11:17 PM IST
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New Delhi/Srinagar | By HT Correspondent

27 killed in twin explosions during Sunday Mass in Philippines church

Two bombs exploded in a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim militants are active, killing at least 27 people during a Sunday Mass, officials said.
The first bomb went off in or near the Jolo cathedral in the provincial capital, followed by a second blast outside the compound as government forces were responding to the attack, security officials said.(AFP/File Photo)
The first bomb went off in or near the Jolo cathedral in the provincial capital, followed by a second blast outside the compound as government forces were responding to the attack, security officials said.(AFP/File Photo)
Updated on Jan 27, 2019 11:38 PM IST
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Manila | By Associated Press
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