Tuesday, 12 November 2019

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Scores feared dead in Nigeria pipeline explosion

LAGOS: Scores are feared dead following an oil pipeline explosion in southeastern Nigeria, officials, with some putting the toll at more than 70. At least eight people died on Saturday in Kom Kom Town in the oil-producing Rivers State, according to an assessment Sunday by the police and a local ...

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Death toll in Mexico oil pipeline blast exceeds 90

MEXICO-CITY: More than 90 people have died as a result of an explosion at a ruptured oil pipeline in Mexico’s central Hidalgo state, Governor Omar Fayad said. The previous death toll stood at 89. “The situation has changed, 91 have died from serious burns,” Fayad told the Imagen radio station, adding that ...

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Blast kills 22 near China chemical factory in Zhangjiakou

BEIJING: An explosion and fire near a chemical factory left at least 22 people dead and 22 others injured on Wednesday in a northern China city that will host the 2022 Winter Olympics, authorities said. The charred and smoking remains of trucks and cars were scattered on a road as ...

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Suspicious package found near UK parliament

LONDON: Police on Wednesday used a bomb disposal robot and carried out a controlled explosion on a package found in central London near the British parliament. Although the package was later found not to be suspicious, emergency services were called to gardens next to the River Thames during the afternoon, ...

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44 crew of Argentinian Submarine feared dead after explosion

The entire crew of a missing Argentinian submarine are believed to be dead this morning following an explosion. The navy detected what they believe to be the sound of an explosion, sparking fears that all 44 crew members had lost their lives. The ARA San Juan has been missing since ...

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London station evacuated briefly after small explosion

LONDON: British police evacuated London’s Euston station on Tuesday after a small explosion, most probably caused by an e-cigarette in a bag, prompted a lock-down and sent dozens of armed officers racing to the scene. Britain is on high alert after a series of militant attacks in London and Manchester ...

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Four killed as explosion hits largest US base in Afghanistan

KABUL: A Taliban suicide bomber dressed as a laborer blew himself up at the NATO air base at Bagram north of the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday, killing at least four people and wounding 18, officials said. “An explosive device was detonated on Bagram Airfield resulting in multiple casualties,” the ...

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