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14-year-old girl dies after phone explodes on pillow: Details here

01 Oct 2019

14-year-old girl dies after phone explodes on pillow: Details here

In a shocking incident, a 14-year-old girl from Bastobe, Kazakhstan, died due to a phone explosion.

Batala firecracker factory explosion: Over 16 killed, 50 feared trapped

04 Sep 2019

Batala firecracker factory explosion: Over 16 killed, 50 feared trapped

In a tragic incident, a massive fire erupted at a firecracker factory in Batala, Gurdaspur district of Punjab on Wednesday.

Maharashtra: Explosion in chemical factory kills 12, injures 50

31 Aug 2019

Maharashtra: Explosion in chemical factory kills 12, injures 50

In a shocking piece of news, 12 people died in Maharashtra on Saturday due to an explosion in a chemical factory in Dhule district.

#KabulAttack: 63 dead in bomb blast at wedding, 180 injured

18 Aug 2019

#KabulAttack: 63 dead in bomb blast at wedding, 180 injured

At least 63 people have been killed and over 180 injured when a powerful bomb explosion ripped through a packed wedding hall in the Afghan capital of Kabul.

Factory explosion kills five, injures three in China's Shandong Province

30 Mar 2019

Factory explosion kills five, injures three in China's Shandong Province

An explosion caused by a gas leak ripped through a factory in China's Shandong Province, killing five persons and injuring three others, the second such incident in about a week, state-run Xinhua news agency reported today.

Fertilizer factory explosion in China leaves 47 dead, 640 injured

22 Mar 2019

Fertilizer factory explosion in China leaves 47 dead, 640 injured

An explosion at an industrial park in eastern China left 47 dead and over 600 injured yesterday.

Leaking fuel-pipeline triggers massive blaze in Mexico, kills 20

19 Jan 2019

Leaking fuel-pipeline triggers massive blaze in Mexico, kills 20

A leaking fuel-pipeline triggered a massive blaze in central Mexico today, killing at least 20 people and injuring another 54.

Ahead of Republic Day, two attacks rock Srinagar within 24hrs

18 Jan 2019

Ahead of Republic Day, two attacks rock Srinagar within 24hrs

With less than 10 days to go for Republic Day, two attacks have taken place in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar.

Central Paris rocked by massive blast; gas leak suspected

12 Jan 2019

Central Paris rocked by massive blast; gas leak suspected

On Saturday morning, a massive explosion rocked the center of Paris, leaving behind multiple injuries, and wrecked cars.

Phone explodes in pocket, claiming man's life: Details here

03 Jan 2019

Phone explodes in pocket, claiming man's life: Details here

In a shocking incident, a Rajasthan-based man lost his life due to the explosion of a feature phone.

Speculation about aliens as New York night sky turns blue

28 Dec 2018

Speculation about aliens as New York night sky turns blue

On Thursday night, many New York City residents went into panic mode as the sky above the city turned an eerie blue.

Japan: Massive blast rocks Sapporo leaving 42 injured

17 Dec 2018

Japan: Massive blast rocks Sapporo leaving 42 injured

Residents of the northern Japanese city of Sapporo were preparing for a quiet Sunday night, when a massive explosion rocked their city.

Karnataka: Sugar factory explosion kills at least six

16 Dec 2018

Karnataka: Sugar factory explosion kills at least six

In a tragic incident, at least six people were killed and five critically injured after a boiler exploded at a sugar factory in the district of Bagalkot in Karnataka.

#IIScBlast: Explosion inside lab kills 1 scientist, injures 3

05 Dec 2018

#IIScBlast: Explosion inside lab kills 1 scientist, injures 3

A powerful explosion today rocked an aerospace laboratory at the Indian Institute of Science in Bengaluru, killing a scientist and grievously injuring three others.

#AssamTrainBlast: 11 injured in explosion in Kamakhya-Dekargaon Intercity Express

01 Dec 2018

#AssamTrainBlast: 11 injured in explosion in Kamakhya-Dekargaon Intercity Express

As many as 11 people have reportedly been injured in an explosion inside one of the coaches of the Kamakhya-Dekargaon Intercity Express in Assam's Udalguri.

Explosion outside chemical plant in northern China kills 22

28 Nov 2018

Explosion outside chemical plant in northern China kills 22

A huge explosion outside a chemical plant in China's northern Hebei province today killed at least 22 people and left as many others injured.

Maharashtra: 6 killed, 10 injured in explosion near ordnance depot

20 Nov 2018

Maharashtra: 6 killed, 10 injured in explosion near ordnance depot

At least 6 people were killed and 10 others injured in an explosion near an ordnance depot in Wardha district, Maharashtra, today morning.

Two killed in explosion at illegal firecracker warehouse in UP

31 Oct 2018

Two killed in explosion at illegal firecracker warehouse in UP

Two were killed and as many others were injured in an explosion at an illegal firecracker godown in Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), police said today.

UP: Explosion in firecracker factory kills 7, injures 3

26 Oct 2018

UP: Explosion in firecracker factory kills 7, injures 3

In a tragic incident that once again underscores the hazards of the firecrackers industry, an explosion at a firecracker factory in Uttar Pradesh's Budaun district has left at least seven people dead, while at least three people have been severely injured.

Mumbai: Fuel tank of auto-rickshaw explodes, three injured

20 Oct 2018

Mumbai: Fuel tank of auto-rickshaw explodes, three injured

At least three persons were injured, two of them seriously, when the fuel tank of an auto-rickshaw exploded while CNG was being filled in it at Mumbai's suburban Malad on Saturday, an official said.

Bhilai Steel Plant blast: Death toll rises to 11

10 Oct 2018

Bhilai Steel Plant blast: Death toll rises to 11

Two employees, who were critically injured in yesterday's explosion at Bhilai Steel Plant (BSP) in Chhattisgarh, succumbed to their injuries, taking the death toll in the blast to 11, an official said today.

Chhattisgarh: Blast in Bhilai Steel Plant kills 6, injures 14

09 Oct 2018

Chhattisgarh: Blast in Bhilai Steel Plant kills 6, injures 14

On Tuesday, 6 workers died and 14 were injured after a gas pipeline blast at the steel plant in Bhilai, Chhattisgarh's Durg district.

Ukraine: 10,000 evacuated after blasts at ammunition depot

09 Oct 2018

Ukraine: 10,000 evacuated after blasts at ammunition depot

In Ukraine, explosions at an ammunition depot have led to the evacuation of nearly 10,000 people from the Chernihiv region on Tuesday.

Pakistan: Nine killed, three trapped in coal mine explosion

12 Sep 2018

Pakistan: Nine killed, three trapped in coal mine explosion

A methane gas explosion in a coal mine in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province today killed nine miners while three others were still trapped.

UP: Six killed, one missing in explosion at petrochemical factory

12 Sep 2018

UP: Six killed, one missing in explosion at petrochemical factory

At least six laborers died while two others were seriously injured in an explosion in a private petrochemical factory in UP's Bijnor today morning, police said.

Three killed in explosion at cracker unit in TN

08 Sep 2018

Three killed in explosion at cracker unit in TN

Three persons were killed and two others injured in an explosion at a fireworks unit in Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu on Saturday, police said.

Woman triggers explosion by throwing power bank in Delhi airport

30 Aug 2018

Woman triggers explosion by throwing power bank in Delhi airport

In a bizarre incident, a 56-year-old woman was detained at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport after she threw a power bank in agitation and it exploded.

WB: One killed, two injured in explosion at TMC office

23 Aug 2018

WB: One killed, two injured in explosion at TMC office

One person was killed and two others were seriously injured in an explosion at a Trinamool Congress office at Makrampur in Midnapore district of West Bengal, official sources said.

Syria: 39 killed in weapons depot blast; explosion's origin unknown

12 Aug 2018

Syria: 39 killed in weapons depot blast; explosion's origin unknown

An explosion of unknown origin at a weapons depot in a rebel-held town in northwest Syria's Sarmada in Idlib province killed at least 39 civilians, including a dozen children, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said.

Blast near US, Indian embassies in China, no casualties

26 Jul 2018

Blast near US, Indian embassies in China, no casualties

A blast ripped through the area outside the US embassy in Beijing this morning. The Indian embassy is located nearby.

China: Explosion at chemical plant kills 19, injures 12

13 Jul 2018

China: Explosion at chemical plant kills 19, injures 12

An explosion at a chemical plant in China has killed 19 and injured 12, authorities said today, the latest industrial accident in a country where lax regulations often lead to tragedy.

Mexico: 24 killed, 49 injured in fireworks explosions

06 Jul 2018

Mexico: 24 killed, 49 injured in fireworks explosions

Twenty-four people were killed and at least 49 injured today when a series of explosions ripped through fireworks workshops in a town just north of Mexico City.

Muzaffarnagar: Explosion in scrap shop; 4 killed, 3 injured

25 Jun 2018

Muzaffarnagar: Explosion in scrap shop; 4 killed, 3 injured

An explosion ripped through a scrap shop in Muzaffarnagar today, killing four people, including two passersby, and injuring three, police said.

Malaysian CEO killed as his smartphone explodes during charging

21 Jun 2018

Malaysian CEO killed as his smartphone explodes during charging

Smartphone explosions have become quite common, but deaths due to it aren't. The CEO of a Malaysian company became a rare victim.

Bengaluru: LPG cylinder explosion leaves 9, including 4 kids, critical

06 Apr 2018

Bengaluru: LPG cylinder explosion leaves 9, including 4 kids, critical

Nine people, including four children, suffered 75-80% burn injuries after a LPG cylinder exploded in a house near Peenya in NW-Benglauru in the early hours of Thursday.

Petrol bombs hurled at BJP leader's house in Coimbatore

21 Mar 2018

Petrol bombs hurled at BJP leader's house in Coimbatore

Unnamed miscreants attacked BJP leader CR Nandakumar's house in Coimbatore (TN) early this morning, who poured fuel on his car and then hurled projectiles.

Blasts, fire rip through chemical plants near Mumbai

09 Mar 2018

Blasts, fire rip through chemical plants near Mumbai

At least three people died and several were injured when a series of explosions and fire ripped through a chemical plant of a pharma company in Maharashtra's Boisar, near Mumbai, late yesterday.

Odisha: Newlywed groom killed, bride critical after 'wedding gift' explodes

24 Feb 2018

Odisha: Newlywed groom killed, bride critical after 'wedding gift' explodes

In a tragic incident, a newlywed groom was killed and his wife critically injured in Odisha's Balangir district when a 'wedding gift' exploded.

Several explosions heard near military academy in Kabul

29 Jan 2018

Several explosions heard near military academy in Kabul

Several explosions were heard this morning at Kabul's Marshal Fahim National Defense University.

Afghanistan: Powerful suicide bombing kills 40 in Kabul; 140 injured

27 Jan 2018

Afghanistan: Powerful suicide bombing kills 40 in Kabul; 140 injured

A powerful suicide bomb explosion in Afghanistan's capital Kabul has left at least 40 dead and another 140 injured in the city center.