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Thousands evacuated after blast at chemical plant in southern China


November 24th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by BNO News
GUANGZHOU, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Thousands of people were evacuated on Thursday afternoon after a large explosion ripped through a warehouse at a chemical plant in southern China, state-run media reported.The explosion ... Read more...

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Mortar shells hit Yemeni Air Force Base, destroying two fighter jets


October 31st, 2011 - 1:48 am ICT by BNO News
SANA'A (BNO NEWS) -- A series of large explosions hit an Air Force base in the Yemeni capital of Sana'a on late Sunday evening, the government said, destroying two aircraft and shutting ... Read more...

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Large explosion devastates UN building in Nigeria, many casualties feared


August 26th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by BNO News
ABUJA (BNO NEWS) -- A large explosion rocked a United Nations building in the Nigerian capital of Abuja on late Friday morning, officials said, and many casualties are feared.The explosion happened just ... Read more...

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Blast near Norwegian PM’s office, eight hurt (Lead)


July 22nd, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 22 (IANS) A large explosion Friday damaged the office of Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg, BBC reported. At least eight people were injured.There were conflicting reports on whether ... Read more...

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Blast hits border town in southern Afghanistan, casualties reported


February 24th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by BNO News
SPIN BOLDAK, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A large explosion rocked a border town in southern Afghanistan on Thursday morning, officials said, causing an unknown number of casualties.A spokesperson for the NATO-led International ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda’s dirty bomb poses risk of nuclear 9/11: WikiLeaks


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Al Qaeda has been trying to stockpile "dirty" nuclear explosives and recruit rogue scientists to plot 9/11-like terror attacks in world's major cities, secret US diplomatic cables ... Read more...

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New Zealand’s Pike River miners died within minutes of first blast: Chief Coroner


January 27th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Greymouth (New Zealand), Jan 27(ANI): Chief Coroner Neil MacLean has closed the inquest into New Zealand's Pike River Coal mine deaths, saying that he believes the 29 miners died soon after the ... Read more...

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Fireworks blast kills at least 12 in central China


December 20th, 2010 - 4:54 am ICT by BNO News
CHANGSHA, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll from a powerful fireworks explosion in central China on Friday has risen to twelve, state-run media reported on Sunday.The blast happened on Friday at ... Read more...

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Report: Several killed after apartment blast in the Netherlands


December 6th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by BNO News
ALPHEN AAN DEN RIJN, NETHERLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- Several people were killed on early Monday afternoon when a large explosion rocked an apartment building in the Netherlands, local media reported.The explosion happened ... Read more...

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Kiwi Army to send robot to see if trapped miners are alive


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Greymouth (New Zealand), Nov.22 (ANI): The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has decided to send in a robot into the Pike River Coal mine in a bid to rescue 29 trapped miners.The ... Read more...

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Large explosion rocks Los Angeles building, killing two


July 31st, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) – A large explosion on Friday in a south Los Angeles commercial building has killed at least two people after hurling several people into the street, the Los ... Read more...

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Large explosion rocks Los Angeles building, killing one


July 30th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) – A large explosion on Friday in a south Los Angeles commercial building has killed at least one person after hurling several people into the street, the Los ... Read more...

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One injured in blast outside Greece’s main prison


May 14th, 2010 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
DPA Athens, May 14 (DPA) One woman was wounded when a powerful bomb exploded Thursday outside Greece's top-security prison.An anonymous caller to the Greek daily Etheftherotypia and a private television station warned that ... Read more...

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Large blast at Macedonian steel factory badly injures worker


May 4th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by BNO News
SKOPJE (BNO NEWS) -- A large explosion at a steel factory in the Macedonian capital badly injured one person on Tuesday morning, according to authorities.The blast at the factory happened at 7.55 ... Read more...

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Reports: NATO aircraft crashes near Skopje


May 4th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by BNO News
SKOPJE (BNO NEWS) -- An aircraft, possibly belonging to NATO, crashed near the Macedonian capital on Tuesday morning, reports said.Local media reported that the crash caused a large explosion, causing panic to ... Read more...

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Explosion partly destroys school in northwestern Pakistan


April 8th, 2010 - 4:58 am ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A large explosion partly destroyed a school in northwest Pakistan on early Wednesday, local media reported.Express News reported that the blast happened near a school in the ... Read more...

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Explosion hits Kabul shopping centre, hotel


February 26th, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 26 (DPA) Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, was hit by a large explosion Friday morning, officials said. The explosion occurred at the City Centre shopping complex and hotel, about 300 metres from the ... Read more...

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Manhole explosion rocks Manhattan building, no injuries


February 12th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A manhole explosion rocked the front of a Radio Shack store in Manhattan on Thursday morning, fire officials said.Fire crews initially responded to reports of a ... Read more...

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FACTBOX — Connecticut power plant explosion


February 8th, 2010 - 7:08 am ICT by BNO News
MIDDLETOWN, CONNECTICUT (BNO NEWS) -- A large explosion at a power plant in Middletown, Connecticut killed at least five people on Sunday, officials said. Below is a fact sheet of the ... Read more...

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Two confirmed dead, 12 injured in Connecticut power plant blast


February 8th, 2010 - 5:24 am ICT by BNO News
MIDDLETOWN, CONNECTICUT (BNO NEWS) -- A large explosion rocked a power plant in the city of Middletown in Connecticut on Sunday, killing at least two people and injuring scores of others.The ... Read more...

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Holbrooke condemns Kabul attack


January 18th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): United States Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, Richard Holbrooke on Monday condemned the series of attacks and the large explosion in Kabul.In a coordinated ... Read more...

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Four killed, several injured in Kabul blast


December 15th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec. 15 (ANI): A large explosion rocked Kabul's main diplomatic and government residential district on Tuesday morning killing at least four civilians and injuring several others.The blast occurred hours before President ... Read more...

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Large explosion hits Houston-area plant


December 9th, 2009 - 10:46 pm ICT by BNO News
HOUSTON (BNO NEWS) -- A large explosion that hit a plant near the city of Seabrook, Texas on Wednesday morning sent a large plume of black smoke billowing into the air, witnesses ... Read more...

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Russian train crash feared to be a terrorist act


November 28th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Nov. 28 (ANI): A Russian train derailment, which killed 25 people and injured 55 others on Friday, is being feared to be a terrorist act.Sky News quoted Russian law enforcement sources, ... Read more...

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Pakistan rattled by terror attacks


October 15th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Peshawar, Oct 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pakistan has seen a string of terror attacks and blasts in the last week and today also the sequence continued. Today at least five explosions and blasts ... Read more...

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Many feared dead as explosion rocks Peshawar


October 15th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Peshawar, Oct 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A large explosion has taken place in a school in Pakistan's Peshawar region, according to local media. The blast took place in the gulshan-e-rehaman colony, on Kohat ... Read more...

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Blast near Indian embassy in Kabul


October 8th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Oct 8 (ANI): A large explosion was reportedly heard outside the Indian embassy here on Thursday.According to BBC reports, casualties are feared in an explosion.According to reports, the blast ... Read more...

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Large explosion rocks Kabul


September 17th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A large explosion shook the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday afternoon, officials told BNO News.The explosion occurred in a neighborhood that also houses the U.S. and British embassies, ... Read more...

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Large explosion rocks Afghan capital


September 17th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- A large explosion shook the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday afternoon, officials told BNO News.The explosion occurred in a neighborhood that also houses the U.S. and British embassies, ... Read more...

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Eruption underway at Nicaragua’s San Cristobal volcano


September 7th, 2009 - 10:49 am ICT by BNO News
CHINANDEGA, Nicaragua (BNO NEWS) -- Fresh activity has been recorded at Nicaragua's highest volcano, according to the U.S. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center on Sunday, saying an eruption is underway.The San Cristobal Volcano ... Read more...

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Large explosion rocks Kandahar


August 25th, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by BNO News
KANDAHAR (BNO NEWS) -- A large explosion rocked the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Tuesday evening, local officials told BNO News. There was no immediate word on casualties. The blast happened around ... Read more...

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Blast hits Kabul days before presidential election


August 15th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 15 (DPA) A large explosion rocked Kabul Saturday causing numerous casualties near the headquarters of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force and in the neighbourhood where the presidential palace ... Read more...

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LTTE leader Prabhakaran, son and five other leaders dead


May 18th, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
The Sri Lankan government has confirmed that Velupillai Prabhakaran, the 54-year-old leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), or Tamil Tigers as they are more commonly termed, is dead.According ... Read more...

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Chronology of Mumbai terror attack


November 29th, 2008 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Following is a chronology of the 60-hour terror trauma in India's financial capital that began Wednesday night and saw the deaths of at least 183 people, including 22 ... Read more...

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Major fire breaks out at second hotel


November 27th, 2008 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) A major fire broke out Thursday evening inside the Oberoi Trident hotel following a large explosion and reported gunbattle between security agencies and terrorists who are holed up ... Read more...

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