WEST MEDINIPUR, May 17: At least nine people have so far been killed, while several others are injured in a massive blast incident that occured at a firecracker factory in West Bengal's West Medinipur district on Tuesday morning, officials said.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has directed the authorities concerned not to leave any stone unturned to ensure rescue efforts and provide treatment to those injured in the blast at Ranabada of Tilagufa Municipality-10 in Kalikot district. Saving the lives of citizens is the main responsibility of the state, the MoHA stated.

KYIV, Oct 9: A powerful blast damaged Russia's road-and-rail bridge to Crimea on Saturday, hitting a prestigious symbol of Moscow's annexation of the peninsula and the key supply route to forces battling to hold territory captured in southern Ukraine.

KABUL, Afghanistan, Sept 30: A Taliban-appointed spokesman for the Kabul police chief says 19 people were killed and 27 were wounded in a suicide bombing in a Shiite area of the Afghan capital.

KATHMANDU, April 22: The death toll in the oxygen plant blast inside an industrial estate in Lalitpur district has reached two. The latest victim, Raj Kumar Mahato, 25, died on Thursday while undergoing treatment at B&B Hospital in Lalitpur, said the police.

LAHAN, March 14: The Janatantrik Tarai Mukti Morcha (Revolutionary), an armed outfit led by Jaya Krishna Goit, has taken the responsibility of a bomb blast at a government office in Siraha’s Lahan earlier today.

ROLPA, May 9: It’s already been almost 14 years since the then Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) and Nepal government signed the Comprehensive Peace Accord (CPA) in 2006, ending a decade-long war and starting the peace process. The peace process is said to have been concluded. However, the vestiges of the war, which was fought for more than a decade, have been troubling the people of Rolpa time and again.

KATHMANDU, Dec 14: Police shared that the outlawed Nepal Communist Party (CPN)-led by Netra Bikram Chand has connection with a recent bomb blast at Mahendranagar in Dhanusha district.

RAUTAHAT, Oct 13: Police have arrested Nepali Congress lawmaker Mohammad Aftab Alam on Sunday morning in connection with a bomb explosion that occurred in Rautahat some 11 years ago.

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KABUL, July 31: A bus in western Afghanistan was hit by a roadside explosion on Wednesday that killed at least 34 passengers, including children, and injured 17, officials said.

KABUL, July 25: Two explosions went off in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Thursday, minutes after a bus carrying government employees was hit by a blast, killing five people, government officials said.

DHANGADHI, July 20: On Thursday evening, Ram Singh and Laxman Serela, cadres of the outlawed Netra Bikram Chand's outfit, entered the Neelam Hotel, an eatery, near Sahidgate in Dhangadhi.

BEIRUT, July 4: A rigged motorcycle exploded in Syria’s Sweida city, which the government controls, killing three people and injuring seven others on Wednesday night, an official there said.

KATHMANDU, June 17: Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Ishwar Pokhrel said that recent bombing attacks in Sri Lanka signalled that a new type of terrorism threat has arrived in South Asia.

KABUL, May 31:  A car bomb exploded in Kabul on Friday, killing or wounding at least seven people and sending a plume of white smoke into the sky, witnesses and officials said, in the second attack in the Afghan capital in two days.

KATHMANDU, May 27: Police have confirmed the identity of those three killed in a hair salon blast at Sukedhara on Sunday.

RAJBIRAJ, May 18: An unidentified group carried out a bomb blast in the house of Chair of Balan Bihul municipality Dayananda Goti last night. The improvised explosive device (IED) went off at the waiting room in the house premises.

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LAHORE, May 8: At least eight people — five policemen and three civilians — were killed and 25 others injured in what officials described as a suicide bombing targeting an Elite Force van parked near the Data Darbar shrine in Lahore on Wednesday.

COLOMBO, April 28: The father and two brothers of the suspected mastermind of Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday bombings were killed when security forces stormed their safe house two days ago, police sources and a relative of the suicide bombers told Reuters on Sunday.

So-called Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the Easter Sunday suicide bombings in Sri Lanka that killed at least 359 people and has released a propaganda video claiming to show the perpetrators swearing allegiance to IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

COLOMBO, April 25: The father of two of the suspected Easter suicide bombers was arrested on suspicion of aiding his sons on Thursday, according to Sri Lanka’s former navy chief, as investigators continued to comb his Colombo mansion for evidence of the attacks that killed 359 people.

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COLOMBO, April 24: The U.S. had no prior knowledge of the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka that killed over 350 people, the American ambassador said Wednesday, despite local claims that foreign officials had been warned an attack was looming.

COLOMBO, April 24: The death toll from the Easter Sunday suicide bombing attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka rose to 359, police said on Wednesday without providing any further details.

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KATHMANDU, April 21: Nepal’s Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Bishwambhar Pyakurel, has said that all Nepali nationals in Sri Lanka are safe.

COLOMBO, April 21: Sri Lankan police on Sunday reported there had been a seventh explosion, the fourth at a hotel, following six reported at hotels and churches earlier in the day that killed nearly 140 people.

COLOMBO, April 21: Easter Day bomb blasts at three Sri Lankan churches and three luxury hotels killed 138 people and wounded more than 400, hospital and police officials said, following a lull in major attacks since the end of the civil war 10 years ago.

COLOMBO, April 21: Easter Day bomb blasts at three Sri Lankan churches and three hotels killed more than 20 people and wounded nearly 300, a hospital official and police sources said.

COLOMBO, April 21: Two explosions hit two churches in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, wounding at least 50 people, witnesses said.

BEIJING, March 31: A plant explosion in China’s Jiangsu province has killed seven people, state media reported on Sunday, 10 days after a blast at a pesticide plant killed 78 people in the province and triggered a nationwide safety inspection campaign.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, March 27: The death toll in Monday’s LPG cylinder explosion at Chaku Hydropower Project site in Bhotekoshi Rural Municipality, Sindhupalchowk, has reached four after two people missing in the blast were confirmed dead on Tuesday.

JAMMU, March 7: A grenade explosion at a bus stand in the Indian city of Jammu wounded at least 18 people on Thursday, police said, in an attack just weeks after a Pakistan-based militant group killed 40 paramilitary police in Kashmir, almost sparking a war.

MOGADISHU, Feb 4: A huge blast was heard in the heart of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Monday and clouds of smoke could be seen rising, a Reuters witness said.

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BHADRAPUR, Nov 26 (RSS): Four persons of the same family from Laljhoda of Shivasatakshi municipality-7 in Jhapa district died in a fire that broke out at home last night.

KARACHI, Pakistan, Nov 23: Three gunmen stormed the Chinese Consulate in Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi on Friday, triggering an intense, hour-long shootout during which two police officers and all the assailants were killed, officials said.

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 10: At least six people are dead after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gate of a district headquarters in Somalia’s capital, authorities said Monday.

GIZA, Aug 2: A team of German and Russian physicists studying the properties of the Great Pyramid, also known as the Khufu Pyramid, have found that it can concentrate electromagnetic energy inside its hidden chambers and focus the electromagnetic waves into the substrate region, according to a study published in the latest issue of the Journal of Applied Physics.

KABUL, July 31: A roadside bombing hit a passenger bus in western Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 11 people, as militants launched a coordinated attack on a city in the country’s east, setting off gunbattles with Afghan troops, officials said.

ISLAMABAD, July 25: A suicide bomber on a motorcycle rammed into people waiting outside a busy polling station in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Wednesday, killing at least 31 and casting a dark shadow on what was to be a historic day for the country as Pakistanis cast ballots to elect their thirds consecutive civilian government.

PAKISTAN, July 11: An apparent suicide bombing has targeted a politician ahead of Pakistan's elections. The party hit by the blast has been targeted for its opposition to the Taliban.

A suicide bombing in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad has killed at least 19 people, most of them members of the country's Sikh minority.

Several ministers and others hurt in apparent assassination attempt

BHAKTAPUR, May 26: Some three and a half decades ago,  farmer  Dhruba Prajapati was heading for his fields in Bhaktapur. As usual, he carried his two small kids in a kharpan (shoulder bamboo with baskets dangling from either end). Unbeknownst to Prajapati, somebody captured the image in a camera. A few weeks ago, he was able to see the picture.

BAGHDAD, May 24: At least four people were killed and 15 wounded in a suicide attack in Iraq’s capital Baghdad on Thursday, a military spokesman told Reuters.

The Biratnagar camp office, 380 kilometres from Kathmandu, was opened in 2008 for relief work after the embankment along the Koshi river broke, leading to flood

Two killed in blast

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DOLPA, May 9: Two workers were killed on the spot and another one has sustained serious injuries when they were hit by rocks that shot out during the rock blasting works on the under-construction Khadang Tripurakot section of the Jajarkot-Dolpa road at Chiplebheer area of Tripurasundari Municipality-6 on Tuesday.

KABUL, April 22: ISIS has claimed responsibility for suicide blast that killed at least 31 at a voter registration centre in Kabul.