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Huge tanker blast sparks fire injuring 18 in South Korea

The cause of explosion is being investigated.

Bomb blast hits police bus in Turkey, five wounded

Investigation launched, culprits yet to be determined.

1 hurt as blast rocks southern Swedish city

A woman in her twenties, who was passing by when the explosion occurred, was found injured at the scene and taken to hospital.

Iran confirms space centre blast, slams Trump tweet

Iran says no one was killed in the blast and hit out at US President Donald Trump for tweeting about the accident ‘gleefully’.

12 dead, 50 injured in chemical factory blast in western India

A barrel filled with 200 litres of chemicals exploded and the fire spread to other parts of the factory.

63 killed, 182 wounded in Kabul wedding blast

The Taliban denies any involvement in the attack.

Swedish men suspects in Denmark tax office blast, say police

A Swedish man has been arrested while the police are on a lookout for another suspect over their role in a blast that rocked the Danish tax agency.

Deaths of 3 divers due to blast injuries, confirm Sabah police

A postmortem on the trio found they suffered massive internal injuries, consistent to those caused by a blast.

Blast hits Egypt tourist bus, 17 injured

South Africans and Egyptians were among those injured when an explosive device went off, hitting the bus in Giza.

Bomb blast and gunfire kills 7 in central Kabul

Calmness in war-raged Afghanistan for a few months was disrupted after an explosion hit Kabul central today killing 7 people.

China’s Xi orders rescue effort after factory blast kills 47

The blast was the latest reminder of continued industrial risks in China.

10 die in blast at illegal firework factory in India

Media reports say a huge quantity of illegal explosives was stored at the factory.

Philippines says Indonesian suicide bombers behind blasts

Interior Secretary Eduardo Ano says the couple were aided by local terrorist group Abu Sayyaf, which acted as a guide in the bombings that also injured about 100 people.

Two dead in Paris gas blast amid lockdown for yellow-vest protests

Two firefighters had died and 10 people, including one firefighter, had serious injuries.

Vietnamese relatives of bus blast victims arrive in Egypt

A group of five have arrived in the capital two days after a blast hit a tour bus killing three Vietnamese holidaymakers and an Egyptian guide.

Japan police investigate cause of blast that hurt 42

Numerous customers at the restaurant on the building's first floor said they smelled gas at the time of the explosion.

Death toll in Afghanistan election rally blast climbs to at least...

It is the third attack against the election campaign process this month.

Blasts, tremors in Perak not connected to quarry activities

Source of blasts and tremors still a mystery but unconnected to any earthquakes.

Blasts at Syrian airbase near Damascus kill two

Syrian state media also reported the blasts at the Mazzeh airbase, on the western outskirts of Damascus, but did not mention any casualties.

Islamic State claims Quetta polling station blast

IS said the attack was carried out by a suicide bomber.

After undersea tunnel, Penang to blast through hills now

Activists raise concerns over a proposed tunnel to connect to a six-lane highway which could require close to a tonne of explosives during construction.

China chemical plant blast kills 19, injures 12

It comes amid a drive to strengthen industrial safety, with China ramping up checks over the last year, in the wake of some high-profile incidents at coal mines and chemical plants.

Fireworks blasts kill at least 24 near Mexico City

Two explosions at fireworks workshops outside Mexico City on Thursday killed at least 24 people, including rescue workers, and injured dozens more.

Deadly blast hits eastern Afghan city, targeting Sikh minority

Islamic State claimed the attack in a statement via its online Amaq news agency, but provided no evidence for the claim.