Monday, 22 July 2019

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Death toll in China chemical plant blast jumps to 44

YANCHENG: The death toll from a huge explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China surged to 44 on Friday, making it one of the country’s worst industrial accidents in recent years. At least 90 other people were seriously injured in Thursday afternoon’s blast at the industrial park in Yancheng, ...

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Indian fireworks factory blast kills nine

NEW DELHI: A blaze at an illegal fireworks factory in eastern India killed nine workers who were stocking up ahead of the Hindu festival of Diwali next month, police said Monday. The fire broke out at the factory in Jharkhand state late Sunday after an explosion. “The unit was being ...

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UK police investigate reports of blast on London underground train

LONDON: Heavily armed police rushed to an incident at a London underground station on Friday with local media reporting there had been an explosion on a train. A Reuters witness could see six ambulances, fire engines and a helicopter at Parsons Green station in West London where the Metro newspaper ...

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At Least 24 Killed, 42 Wounded In Kabul Deadly Car Bomb Attack

KABUL: A suicide car bomb has exploded in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing at least 24 people. According to the Afghan interior ministry spokesman, at least 42 were also injured in the blast. The attacker detonated a bomb in his car in a mainly Shia neighbourhood in the west of ...

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At least 8 killed in blast at mosque in northeastern Nigeria

People gather at the site of a suicide bomb attack in Maiduguri, Nigeria MAIDUGURI: At least eight people were killed Monday when a female suicide bomber detonated at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria. A spokesman for a civilian self-defense force in Maiduguri city said the bomber was being chased by ...

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Huge bomb blast kills at least 80, wounds hundreds in Kabul

KABUL: A powerful bomb exploded in the morning rush hour in the center of Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least 80 people, wounding hundreds and sending clouds of black smoke into the sky above the presidential palace and foreign embassies. The bomb, one of the deadliest in Kabul and coming ...

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UAE ambassador to Afghanistan, Governor Kandahar wounded in blast

KABUL: The ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Afghanistan has been wounded in  the southeastern city of Kandahar in a bomb blast that also killed at least seven people. The attack on Tuesday, which took place during a meeting between senior officials and diplomats from the UAE embassy, wounded 17 ...

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