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  • Train car carrying Lithium batteries explodes near downtown Houston

    04/25/2017 12:53:20 PM PDT · by LouieFisk · 34 replies
    KHOU ^ | April 24, 2017 | Staf
    A train car carrying lithium batteries exploded just north of downtown Houston on Sunday. The blast was so strong, it broke windows in nearby homes. "The moment that I got into the threshold and got inside an explosion went off and it threw me into the other side of the door, so there was a tremendous amount of force – I had no idea what was happening." said Tashi Garcia, who lives nearby the railroad tracks. After the ringing in his ears subsided, he said he checked out the damage to his home. There were broken windows and cracks along...
  • At least 21 dead after blast in Egyptian church

    04/09/2017 3:47:03 AM PDT · by BlackVeil · 33 replies
    Twitter ^ | 9 April 2017 | Staff
    An explosion on Sunday morning at the Mar Girgis Coptic church in the central Delta city of Tanta has left at least 21 dead and over 40 people injured, according to officials. Worshippers were celebrating Palm Sunday.
  • 3 dead, 4 injured in boiler explosion (ST. Louis, MO)

    04/05/2017 2:18:13 AM PDT · by MCF · 11 replies ^ | 03/04/2012 | Danielle Scruggs, Roche Madden, Vic Faust
    According to St. Louis City Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson, a van-sized piece of the boiler went airborne and crashed through the roof of Faultless Healthcare Linen, located at 2030 S. Broadway.
  • First Videos Reveal Immediate Aftermath of St. Petersburg Blasts

    04/03/2017 9:49:33 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    At least 10 people have been killed and 50 others injured after a blasts rocked a metro station in St. Petersburg, Russia. Footage of the initial panic in the aftermath of the bombing, which occurred between Sennaya and Technology Institute stations, showed travelers commuters running and away from the wrecked metro carriage. News agency Interfax cited a source as saying at least one of the blasts involved a device filled with shrapnel. All metro stations in St. Petersburg have been temporarily closed down.
  • Multiple Injuries After Blast On Underground In Russian City

    04/03/2017 5:28:43 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 34 replies ^ | Apr 4, 2017
    An explosion has reportedly taken place on the underground system in the Russian city of St Petersburg. Horrific images from the scene show bloodied commuters lay on a platform at Sennaya station. Eyewitnesses say an explosion took place amid reports of bombings. It comes as Russian President Vladimir Putin is in the city holding a meeting with the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko. The blast happened at 2.30pm local time on the blue line of the underground system. Three metro stations have now been closed, local media report. "One eyewitness wrote on Twitter: "I was riding down the escalator and...
  • St Petersburg metro blast leaves many injured - media

    04/03/2017 5:23:35 AM PDT · by navysealdad · 185 replies
    An explosion has hit an underground station in the city of St Petersburg, Russian media report. The Tass and Interfax agencies reported a blast at the Sennaya Ploshchad metro station, which left a number of victims.
  • SUBWAY 'BLAST' St Petersburg underground rocked by ‘explosion’ on train causing injuries

    04/03/2017 5:23:50 AM PDT · by bryan999 · 7 replies
    ST Petersburg underground has reportedly been rocked by an “explosion” leaving several people injured. A shocking picture has emerged appearing to show a train door blown off – with catastrophic damage inside.
  • Explosion at Balakeya arms depot in Eastern Ukraine

    03/25/2017 5:36:44 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 15 replies
    Liveleak ^ | 03/23/17
    Two people have been injured as a result of explosions in artillery warehouses of the Ministry of Defense near Balaklia, Kharkiv region, the National Police of Ukraine in the Kharkiv region has said.  
  • Liverpool explosion: Reports of two buildings destroyed (United Kingdom)

    03/25/2017 3:27:55 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 116 replies ^ | 26th March 2017
    BREAKING: A large explosion has shocked the British city of Liverpool awake, with reports of two buildings having collapsed. The explosion happened in the Wirral area of Merseyside, alongside the river Mersey. Initial reports from the scene report the streets littered with debris and bricks.
  • Second Explosion Rocks Sweden in 24 Hours, Suspected Bomb

    03/11/2017 3:20:33 PM PST · by mandaladon · 142 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11 Mar 2017 | LIAM DEACON
    A specialist bomb squad has been scrambled to the Swedish city of Gothenburg after an explosion, just 24 hours after a suspected car bomb rocked Stockholm. The incident occurred in the stairwell of an apartment block just after 10 pm on Friday evening, Göteborgs-Posten reports. “I thought it was another country that has come to attack. I thought it was a war…” said one witness. Authorities suspect the blast was caused by an “attack” involving some form of homemade device, and the National Guard and a police bomb squad were called to the scene. “We suspect that there are some...
  • Flamanville plant in northern France has been hit by a massive explosion (nuclear power plant)

    02/09/2017 3:16:53 AM PST · by naturalman1975 · 54 replies ^ | 9th February 2017
    A MASSIVE explosion at a French nuclear power plant near the Channel Islands has reportedly left dozens injured. The blast occurred at Flamanville plant in northern France. According to initial reports there is no risk of contamination. Local media are reporting that the explosion occurred in the plant’s engine room and workers may be critically injured.
  • Kerry: US Embassy relocation may cause 'explosion'

    01/07/2017 8:26:19 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 61 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 8/1/17
    Outgoing US Secretary of State John Kerry said relocating the US Embassy to Jerusalem could cause an "explosion"...
  • At least 27 dead, dozens injured after explosion at Mexico fireworks market

    12/20/2016 4:00:41 PM PST · by jazusamo · 40 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 20, 2016 | AP
    Photo at link. An explosion ripped through Mexico's best-known fireworks market on the outskirts of Mexico City Tuesday, killing at least 27 people and injuring scores more while sending a huge plume of charcoal-gray smoke billowing into the sky. Reuters, citing local emergency services, reported that 27 people were killed at the open-air San Pablito Market in Tultepec, in the State of Mexico.
  • Explosion at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, Casualties Confirmed

    11/11/2016 9:29:16 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 13 replies
    abc ^ | 11/11/2016 | David Caplan
    A US official tells ABC News at least 11 have been wounded, by likely a vehicle-borne improved explosive device. An Afghan official tells ABC News that US forces have cordoned off the air base, located in northeastern Afghanistan, about an hour north of Kabul.
  • Gas canister explodes in cafe near Malaga leaving at least 77 people injured

    10/01/2016 2:27:55 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 33 replies
    The Sun ^ | October 1, 2016 | Neal Baker
    Full title: Gas canister explodes in cafe near Malaga leaving at least 77 people injured with five in a serious condition at holiday hotspot A GAS canister has exploded near Malaga, Spain, leaving at least 77 people injured. Five victims are in a serious condition after the blast at a cafe in the town of Velez-Malaga, which sits on the country’s tourist-packed south coast. It is not yet clear whether the explosion, which happened at around 5pm GMT, was unintentional or the work of terrorists. Shocking footage of the aftermath shows panicked crowds screaming outside the cafe as it is...
  • BREAKING: Explosion Rocks Malmo, Sweden Hours After Gun Attack (VIDEO)

    09/25/2016 5:51:07 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 33 replies
    GP ^ | September 25,2017 | Jim Hoft
    POLICE are on high alert after an explosion rocked Malmo, Sweden just two hours after a gun attack left several people injured. Witnesses reported hearing 20 gunshots during a football derby at around 7pm local time. One eyewitness claimed the shots were fired by people in an Audi which drove off at high speed. Police found shell casings at the scene in Censorgatan and say the suspects may have escaped by moped. Officers said four people were shot in the attack and they are treating the incident as attempted murder. Witnesses told Sweden’s Expressen newspaper the shots were fired in...
  • Terror alert in Budapest as huge explosion rocks centre of city near major hotels

    09/24/2016 5:14:09 PM PDT · by Tours · 40 replies
    Mirror ^ | 9/24/2016 | Sam Adams
    A huge explosion has rocked the centre of the Hungarian capital Budapest sparking fears of a terror attack. At least two people are believed to have been injured with a large police presence at the city's Oktogon intersection. Reports say the blast may have been caused by a gas leak, but this has not officially been confirmed. Footage from the scene shows a queue of police cars rushing down the street with terrified people running in the other direction. Cops have cordoned off a large area around a shop at the corner of Kiraly Utca (King Street) and buildings have...
  • Maybe a new explosion in NewYork

    09/17/2016 9:36:32 PM PDT · by Duke of Milan · 25 replies
    twitter ^ | 9-18-2016 | Mike Cernovich
    "Media was just pushed back by NYPD at the bomb site. Another explosion went off, from the sounds of it." Unconfirmed, awaiting sourcing.
  • IED Explodes in NYC at 23rd Street, 14 Injured

    09/17/2016 8:34:30 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 69 replies ^ | September 17, 2016 | Pamela Geller
    Manhattan: Box 615, West 23 St & 6th Ave. U/D; IED Explosion in dumpster, multiple injured, photo via @voicehalf
  • Hillary Clinton on her campaign plane responds to explosion in NYC (looks horrible)

    09/17/2016 8:58:12 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 188 replies
    Twitter ^ | 9-17-16 | Kreutz
    Video at the link provided. Hillary looks like she is ready to fall over.