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19 injured, buildings damaged in apparent explosion in Swedish town of...

A suspected explosion injures 19 people in the centre of Linkoping, a town in southern Sweden.

17 students hurt, 70 taken ill after suspected chemical leak at...

Some 100 students are reportedly showing symptoms of inhaling chemical vapours.

Air strikes and explosions hit Libyan capital

The Libyan National Army force loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar started an offensive two weeks ago.

Explosion at Pengerang O&G facility

Petronas says the explosion occurred at about 1.25am while police confirm two people were injured.

3 hurt, suspect dead in explosive attack at China police station

Three people were hurt in the attack.

China factory blast death toll jumps to 64, man rescued after...

Thursday's explosion in the eastern city of Yancheng injured hundreds and flattened an industrial park. 

6 dead, dozens injured as blast rocks China chemical plant

Around the time of the explosion, China's earthquake administration reported a 2.2-magnitude tremor in a city near the Yancheng blast.

Dozens killed and injured in crash and fire at Cairo train...

Egyptians have long complained that successive governments have failed to enforce basic safety standards for the railways.

Noise, smoke near site of Indonesia electoral debate, cause unclear

Police officials say a loud noise was heard and thick grey smoke was seen immediately after.

Mexico probes negligence in pipeline blast that killed 91

Authorities say nearly 4 hours elapsed between the moment the leak was detected and the moment the pipeline was turned off.

Deadly blast hits cargo ships near Crimea

The Kerch Strait between Russian-annexed Crimea and southern Russia controls access from the Black Sea to the Azov Sea, where there are both Russian and Ukrainian ports.

Taliban attack kills more than 100 security personnel in central Afghanistan

Taliban insurgents who claimed responsibility for the attack said they have killed 190 people in the complex attack.

Mexico vows to punish fuel thieves as death toll rises to...

Family members of the victims have called on the govt to continue looking for remains and to bring back forensic experts for that purpose.

Mexico fuel pipeline blast kills 73, witnesses describe horror

Hidalgo Governor Omar Fayad says 73 people were killed and 74 people injured in the explosion

Paris gas blast toll rises to four after body found in...

Two firefighters and a Spanish tourist were also killed in the massive blast that gutted part of a building.

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.

Rescuers pull baby alive from Russian block after gas blast

The mother of the boy named as Vanya, short for Ivan, also survived the blast.

Bomb kills three Vietnamese tourists, guide near Egypt pyramids

11 other tourists from Vietnam and an Egyptian bus driver were wounded when the homemade device exploded.

Bright light mystifies New Yorkers after transformer fire

Many social media users posted videos and photos of the night sky over New York City illuminated by a bright light.

Three students killed in China university lab explosion

The incident happened at the Beijing Jiaotong University in the western part of the city.

Blast injures 42 in Japan

Flames and dark smoke billow into the night sky and people scramble to safety beside a street strewn with debris and shattered glass.

3 killed, 32 injured in mall blast

Seven were also left critically injured following the gas explosion.

China chemical plant blast kills 22

China has also also experienced its share of horrific road crashes, with traffic regulations often flouted or unenforced.

Blast at firecracker factory in north India kills 8

Millions of fireworks will be set off during the Hindu festival of Diwali next month and shops are stocking up on supplies.