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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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Explosion in Syrian capital Damascus causes fatalities: Monitor

An explosion was heard Sunday in the south of the Syrian capital Damascus, with preliminary reports suggesting it was a “terrorist act”, state television said.
(AP/Representative Image)
(AP/Representative Image)
Updated on Jan 20, 2019 11:54 PM IST
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Damascus | ByAgence France-Presse

Two firefighters, Spanish tourist killed in Paris gas leak blast

Around 200 firefighters were mobilised to battle the fire that broke out after the blast and evacuate victims and residents in the area, Interior Minister Christophe Castaner told reporters at the scene.
An injured man is treated after the explosion of a bakery on the corner of the streets Saint-Cecile and Rue de Trevise in central Paris on January 12, 2019.(AFP)
An injured man is treated after the explosion of a bakery on the corner of the streets Saint-Cecile and Rue de Trevise in central Paris on January 12, 2019.(AFP)
Updated on Jan 12, 2019 09:42 PM IST
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Paris | ByAgence-France-Presse

7 killed, 8 injured in crash, explosion on Florida highway

The wreck happened on southbound Interstate 75 about a mile (1.6 kilometers) south of Alachua, near Gainesville. The flames were fed by about 50 gallons (189 liters) of diesel, authorities said.
Two big rigs and two passenger vehicles collided and spilled diesel fuel across a Florida highway.(REUTERS)
Two big rigs and two passenger vehicles collided and spilled diesel fuel across a Florida highway.(REUTERS)
Published on Jan 04, 2019 06:57 PM IST
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Fort Lauderdale | ByAssociated Press

41 injured in explosion at restaurant in Japan’s Sapporo

TV footage from Japanese public broadcaster NHK showed the restaurant in flames, with debris scattered on the ground.
An aerial view of Sapporo on Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido.(AFP File Photo/Representative image)
An aerial view of Sapporo on Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido.(AFP File Photo/Representative image)
Updated on Dec 16, 2018 09:22 PM IST
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Tokyo | ByAssociated Press

Explosion near chemical plant in China leaves 22 dead, injures several

The incident near Hebei Shenghua Chemical Co. in Zhangjiakou, a city some 200 kilometres (124 miles) northwest of Beijing, burned 50 large and small trucks, the local propaganda department said on its Weibo social media account.
Damaged houses are seen on the following day at the site of an explosion at a machinery plant, in Liaoyuan, Jilin province, China onNovember 24, 2018.(Reuters/Representative Image)
Damaged houses are seen on the following day at the site of an explosion at a machinery plant, in Liaoyuan, Jilin province, China onNovember 24, 2018.(Reuters/Representative Image)
Updated on Nov 28, 2018 08:09 AM IST
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Beijing | ByAgence France-Presse

Six killed, 18 injured in explosion at Pulgaon Army depot in Maharashtra’s Wardha

At least six people were killed and 18 injured in an explosion on Tuesday at Pulgaon Army depot in Wardha, Maharashtra.
At least six people were killed and 18 injured in an explosion on Tuesday at Pulgaon Army depot in Wardha, Maharashtra.(ANI)
At least six people were killed and 18 injured in an explosion on Tuesday at Pulgaon Army depot in Wardha, Maharashtra.(ANI)
Updated on Nov 20, 2018 06:10 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Nagpur | ByPradip Kumar Maitra

Suicide bomb attack near police checkpoint in Kabul, 6 killed

The explosion came as Afghan security forces have been suffering scores of casualties in heavy fighting with Taliban militants in two provinces.
Afghan policemen arrive at the site of a suicide blast in Kabul on July 2017. A suicide bomber blew himself up in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Monday, senior security officials said, but there was no immediate word on casualties.(Representative Image/AFP File Photo)
Afghan policemen arrive at the site of a suicide blast in Kabul on July 2017. A suicide bomber blew himself up in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Monday, senior security officials said, but there was no immediate word on casualties.(Representative Image/AFP File Photo)
Updated on Nov 12, 2018 04:36 PM IST
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Kabul | ByReuters

Major among 8 soldiers injured in accidental explosion in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara

The explosion took place in Rajwar area of the n Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district when the grenade went off when the officer was giving a demonstration to the soldiers in the forest area.
Eight soldiers, including a Major, were injured on Tuesday in an accidental explosion in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district.(PTI File Photo)
Eight soldiers, including a Major, were injured on Tuesday in an accidental explosion in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district.(PTI File Photo)
Published on Oct 30, 2018 07:05 PM IST
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Srinagar | ByIndo Asian News Service

10,000 people evacuated after explosions at ammunition depot in Ukraine

There was no mention of any casualties and it was not immediately clear whether the explosions were an accident or sabotage.
Smoke rises after explosions at the Ukrainian defence ministry ammunition depot in the eastern Chernigov region.(Reuters)
Smoke rises after explosions at the Ukrainian defence ministry ammunition depot in the eastern Chernigov region.(Reuters)
Updated on Oct 09, 2018 10:13 PM IST
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Kiev | ByReuters

At least 10 dead in grenade explosion in South Sudan night club

Police said six of the injured were in critical condition. The explosion occurred on Friday around 11 pm local time when someone threw “a hand grenade into a club where 500 people were dancing”.
Police said the incident was not related to the ongoing civil war which has gripped South Sudan since 2013.(Picture for representation)
Police said the incident was not related to the ongoing civil war which has gripped South Sudan since 2013.(Picture for representation)
Updated on Oct 02, 2018 12:07 AM IST
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Juba | ByReuters

4 dead in explosions at two TN fireworks manufacturing units

In the other explosion in a private fireworks unit at Kakivadanpatti in Virudhunagar, three persons were killed and two others injured.
Four people were killed and an equal number injured in explosions at two fireworks manufacturing units in Tamil Nadu’s Virudhunagar and Salem districts Saturday(Representational)
Four people were killed and an equal number injured in explosions at two fireworks manufacturing units in Tamil Nadu’s Virudhunagar and Salem districts Saturday(Representational)
Updated on Sep 08, 2018 08:27 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, Virudhunagar/Salem | ByPress Trust of India

Explosion in Indian crude oil tanker off Oman coast, two casualties reported

The Shipping Corporation of India says the explosion struck MT Desh Vaibhav on Tuesday in the Gulf of Oman while it was en route to Fujairah on the eastern coast of the United Arab Emirates.
Two company officials reached by The Associated Press refused to say whether that meant the sailors were dead, though the firm separately acknowledged one sailor was injured and hospitalised in Muscat, Oman.(AFP/Picture for representation)
Two company officials reached by The Associated Press refused to say whether that meant the sailors were dead, though the firm separately acknowledged one sailor was injured and hospitalised in Muscat, Oman.(AFP/Picture for representation)
Published on Aug 15, 2018 06:06 PM IST
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Dubai | ByAssociated Press

‘Huge ball of fire’: Fuel truck explosion in Italy kills 2, injures up to 70

Photos on social media showed a huge ball of fire and black smoke billowing into the sky at the scene of the crash. No further details were immediately available.
A general view of the motorway after an accident caused a large explosion and fire at Borgo Panigale, on the outskirts of Bologna, Italy.(REUTERS)
A general view of the motorway after an accident caused a large explosion and fire at Borgo Panigale, on the outskirts of Bologna, Italy.(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 06, 2018 09:13 PM IST
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Bologna | ByReuters

Several people killed as explosion hits Ethiopian PM rally

The rally was being held in Ethiopia’s capital in support of the 41-year-old ex-soldier who has outlined a series of radical reforms since taking office in April
Several people were killed and injured in an explosion at a rally attended by thousands in Addis Ababa on Saturday.(Shutterstock Photo)
Several people were killed and injured in an explosion at a rally attended by thousands in Addis Ababa on Saturday.(Shutterstock Photo)
Updated on Jun 23, 2018 05:48 PM IST
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5-year-old dead, 4 others injured after gas cylinder leak leads to explosion in Navi Mumbai

Members of two families in Kalamboli, who are neighbours, were hurt after the cylinder leaked and one of the victims switched on a light
Five-year-old Soham Katte was killed in the explosion at Kalamboli on Thursday morning.(Bachchan Kumar)
Five-year-old Soham Katte was killed in the explosion at Kalamboli on Thursday morning.(Bachchan Kumar)
Updated on May 31, 2018 01:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByG. Mohiuddin Jeddy, Panvel

5 killed in stone quarry blast in Jharkhand’s Dumka district

The blast took place at a stone quarry unit in Jharkhand’s Dumka district.
Dozens were feared killed after an explosion in a stone quarry in Pakur district of Jharkhand.(HT File Photo/For Representation)
Dozens were feared killed after an explosion in a stone quarry in Pakur district of Jharkhand.(HT File Photo/For Representation)
Published on May 10, 2018 03:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ranchi | BySanjoy Dey

9 journalists among 42 killed in twin suicide blasts in Kabul, IS claims attack

The first explosion in the Shashdarak area close to buildings of the NDS intelligence service was followed by one outside the ministry of urban development and housing.
Afghan journalists are seen after a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan on April 30, 2018.(Reuters Photo)
Afghan journalists are seen after a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan on April 30, 2018.(Reuters Photo)
Updated on Apr 30, 2018 11:50 PM IST
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Kabul | ByAgencies

Man dies in blast at scrap dealer’s shop in Patiala, Capt orders probe

Initial probe suggests that deceased hammered a compressor while segregating scrap.
Police and forensic experts inspecting the spot, where the explosion took place, killing Vikram Singh, in Patiala on Sunday.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)
Police and forensic experts inspecting the spot, where the explosion took place, killing Vikram Singh, in Patiala on Sunday.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)
Updated on Apr 30, 2018 11:34 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patiala | ByVishal Rambani

Suicide attack on Kabul voter registration centre kills 57

The attack follows several weeks of relative quiet in Kabul and there was no immediate claim of responsibility.
Afghan police stand outside a voter registration centre which was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Afghanistan.(AP Photo)
Afghan police stand outside a voter registration centre which was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Afghanistan.(AP Photo)
Updated on Apr 22, 2018 11:36 PM IST
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AFP, Kabul | ByAFP
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