BEIRUT, Aug 5: A massive explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the city’s port, damaging buildings across the capital and sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky. More than 70 people were killed and 3,000 injured, with bodies buried in the rubble, officials said.
KABUL, July 19: An explosion on Friday near a gate to the campus of Kabul University in the Afghan capital killed six people and injured at least 27 as students waited to take an examination, officials said.
An explosion on the set of the new James Bond movie has injured one crew member and damaged a stage at Pinewood Studios. The film’s official Twitter account said the accident Tuesday came from a “controlled explosion.” No one was injured on set but a crew member outside the stage sustained a minor injury. The exterior of a stage was also damaged at the studio facilities outside London.
KATHMANDU, May 28: A day after a series of bomb blasts were set off in different parts of Kathmandu Valley by the outlawed communist group of Netra Bikram Chand, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Monday asked the group leader to clarify what he wanted by promoting violence.
WAUKEGAN, May 6: Search and recovery personnel found the body of another worker Sunday in the rubble of a northern Illinois silicone factory that exploded and burst into flames two days earlier, bringing the death toll to three employees with one more body believed to be in the debris, a fire official 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.
KATHMANDU, Feb 24: When Sim Prasad Gurung was passing by the Ncell headquarters gate at Nakkhu, Lalitpur he noticed a suspicious object. Concerned by it, he parked his car (Ba 20 Cha 1032) alongside the road and headed toward the gate to ask about it. Just as he stepped toward the object, it exploded. Shrapnel from the blast riddled his body. Gurung, 49, was returning home after visiting friends at Bhaisepati. He was a retired member of the Singapore Police.
KATHMANDU, Feb 24: On February 14, the day which marked one year of governance by the Nepal Communist Party, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli in his address to the nation had claimed that peace and improved security were the major achievements of his government.
KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) has instructed District Administration Offices to immediately launch investigation and take action against those involved in recent bomb explosions in various districts.
MEXICO CITY, Jan 19: At least 20 people were killed and 54 were injured on Friday when a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico as people were trying to fill up containers, the government of Hidalgo state said.
PHILADELPHIA, April 19: U.S. airline regulators said Wednesday they will order inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off and triggered a fatal accident on a Southwest Airlines jet.
DHARAN, Dec 7: Voting at Dharan sub metropolitan’s constituency-1 has restarted with vigor after a socket bomb terrorized voters earlier. At around 9:45 AM, an unidentified person had exploded the bomb at Chandra Sanskrit Higher Secondary School pooling booth.
UDAYAPUR, Nov 29: Nepali Congress candidate for the House of Representatives, Narayan Karki sustained serious injuries after a bomb exploded at Udayapurgadi rural municipality. Karki was en route to Nepaltar from Katari for election campaigns when a cooker bomb exploded at Danuwarbesi of Udayapurgadi at 9:30 AM. Witnesses said that three more were injured in the incident.