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  • #BREAKING: Oil Rig Explodes in Louisiana

    10/15/2017 7:22:03 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 17 replies
    alboenews.net ^ | October 15, 2017 | Al Boe
    KENNER, LOUISIANA (ALBOENEWS) — An oil rig has exploded in Lake Pontchartrain in Louisiana, according to local media. The incident occurred on Sunday evening and has caused multiple injuries.
  • Death toll from truck bomb rises to 276 in deadliest single attack ever in Somalia's capital

    10/15/2017 4:18:28 PM PDT · by BBell · 22 replies
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/ ^ | 10/15/17 | Helen Nianias
    Death toll from Mogadishu truck bomb rises to 276 in deadliest single attack ever in Somalia's capitalThe death toll from a truck bomb that exploded near to a hotel and market in Mogadishu rose to 276 on Sunday, making it the worst terrorist atrocity in the country's history. Saturday's savage attack targeted a busy street close to several important ministries in Somalia's capital. Officials say about 300 people were wounded. "This is the deadliest attack ever," police official Ibrahim Mohamed told AFP. "It is very difficult to get a precise number because the dead bodies were taken to different medical...
  • Explosion at Eastman Chemical Plant, Kingsport, TN

    10/04/2017 8:30:37 AM PDT · by who knows what evil? · 55 replies
    WJHL-TV ^ | October 4, 2017 | who knows what evil?
    My wife just called to report an explosion at the Eastman Chemical Plant, located in Kingsport, Tennessee. She said that the blast shook the building she works in, roughly two miles away. Media just arriving on scene, so no details as of yet.
  • ‘Explosion’ on Tube train at Parsons Green sparks panic on District Line [UK]

    09/15/2017 12:50:18 AM PDT · by UKrepublican · 36 replies
    Passengers on a District Line Tube train at Parsons Green have reported panic on the platform after reports of a fire or explosion. According to a metro.co.uk reporter at the scene people have suffered facial burns and a white container exploded towards the rear of the train. She said people were ‘really badly burned’ adding that ‘there hair was coming off’. The rear of the train filled with smoke and people were evacuated onto the platform at Parsons Green. It is also being reported that people were initially told not to leave the station before an evacuation took place.
  • London train explosion treated as terror incident; 18 people taken to hospital (ROP Alert)

    09/15/2017 4:36:35 AM PDT · by God luvs America · 51 replies
    CNBC ^ | Sam Meredith
    Several people were injured at a London underground station on Friday, after an explosion on a rush hour commuter tube train. The London Ambulance service said 18 people had been taken to a number of different hospitals on Friday morning, while no-one is believed to have suffered "serious or life-threatening" injuries. London police said they were treating the blast at Parsons Green tube station in West London as a terrorist incident.
  • 15 soldiers injured after explosion at Fort Bragg

    09/14/2017 9:05:16 AM PDT · by Raebie · 38 replies
    WRAL News ^ | September 14, 2017 | WRAL
    Fort Bragg, N.C. — Several soldiers were injured Thursday morning after an explosion at Fort Bragg. Authorities said at least 15 soldiers were transported via medical helicopter to Womack Army Medical Center after an explosion on one of the training fields. The soldiers were all members of the U.S. Army Special Operations Command, known as USASOC.
  • M6.3 Earthquake or Explosion in North Korea

    09/02/2017 9:14:02 PM PDT · by Reno89519 · 440 replies
    USGS ENS ^ | September 3, 2017 | USGS ENS
    Possible explosion, located near the site where North Korea has detonated nuclear explosions in the past. M 6.3 Explosion - 24km ENE of Sungjibaegam, North Korea 2017-09-03 03:30:01 UTC 41.343°N 129.053°E 0.0 km depth
  • Texas chemical plant in critical condition, raising possibility of explosion

    08/29/2017 7:24:54 PM PDT · by mulder1 · 34 replies
    WASHINGTON POST ^ | 8/29/17 | Steven Mufson
    A chemical plant in Crosby, Texas was in critical condition Tuesday night after its refrigeration system and inundated backup power generators failed, raising the possibility that the volatile chemicals on the site would explode.
  • Florida couple transporting grill injured after SUV explodes (trunc)

    08/14/2017 11:58:15 AM PDT · by bar sin·is·ter · 57 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/14/2017
    <p>A Florida couple transporting a propane barbecue grill inside their SUV was injured Sunday after a woman lit a cigarette, sparking an explosion. The grill was turned on and the propane tank was open in the back of the red Kia Sorento when the couple left a barbecue at the Central Florida Fairgrounds, Orlando police Lt. Cindy Lane told the Orlando Sentinel After the explosion, the vehicle kept traveling until it crashed into a pole, according to Lane. Both people inside the SUV sustained burns, but their injuries are not life-threatening, FOX35 Orlando reported. Photos of the SUV posted by the Orlando Police Department show the vehicle's roof partially blown off. The photos posted by police also show the windshield blown out, and dents all over the vehicle.</p>
  • The Latest: Group offers $10K reward after mosque explosion

    08/05/2017 2:53:21 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 42 replies
    abc ^ | 8/5
    It comes after a different group earlier said it was also offering a $10,000 reward. The blast occurred around 5 a.m. Saturday at the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington. Police say there were no injuries. The FBI is leading an investigation into the explosion. CAIR's local chapter says its national office is urging Islamic centers and mosques to step up security.
  • 1 dead in building explosion, collapse at Minnehaha (Minneapolis)

    08/02/2017 9:01:01 AM PDT · by PeteePie · 20 replies
    KARE 11 News ^ | Aug 2, 2017 | KARE Breaking Live Video
    MINNEAPOLIS - One person is dead and others are trapped under rubble after a building exploded and collapsed at Minnehaha Academy. The explosion happened at Minnehaha's upper campus on 3100 West River Parkway in Minneapolis.
  • Explosion Damages Bixby Air Force Recruiting Station

    07/11/2017 3:59:24 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 14 replies
    News On 6 ^ | July 11, 2017
    BIXBY, Oklahoma - Local and federal authorities are investigating after an explosion outside an Air Force recruiting station in Bixby late Monday. Bixby Police say they started getting calls about an explosion just after 10:30 p.m. The recruiting station is located in the Post Rock Plaza in the 10400 block of South 82nd East Avenue just off South Memorial Drive.
  • 140,000 Customers Without Power After Electrical Fire, Explosion at LADWP Plant in Northridge

    07/08/2017 9:35:21 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 49 replies
    KTLA ^ | Updated at 09:04PM, July 8, 2017 | Posted 7:39 PM, July 8, 2017, by Mariel Turner,
    The 230 Kilovolt equipment, which carries high voltage electricity and distributes it to customers in the surrounding area, caught fire, according to a LADWP press release. The fire only affected one portion of the station but power to and from the facility has been shut off while LAFD personnel work to put the fire out, the Department added. Residential and commercial customers across San Fernando Valley are without power and the blackout extends for 15-square miles, according to the LADWP. ... Crews will begin reenergizing affected areas once the fire has been extinguished. Power is expected to be out for...
  • Explosion at Eglin AFB Lab Prompts Evacuation

    07/05/2017 10:43:51 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 18 replies
    military.com ^ | 070517 | Oriana Pawlyk
    Officials at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, are warning airmen and nearby residents to avoid a perimeter around McKinley Climatic Lab after an unexplained explosion occurred at the on-base facility Wednesday. "A little before 10 a.m., an explosion occurred at McKinley Climatic Lab," Eglin officials said in a Facebook post. No injuries have been reported. First responders established a 1,000-ft perimeter, and surrounding areas were evacuated, the post said. Officials said to avoid contact with smoke from the blast, even as it continues to dissipate.
  • Overturned Tanker Explodes In Pakistan, Killing At Least 150

    06/26/2017 11:51:43 AM PDT · by johnk · 14 replies
    www.westernjournalism.com ^ | June 26, 2017 at 6:26am | By Jack Davis
    At least 150 people were killed and 100 more injured in eastern Pakistan when an overturned tanker truck exploded while villagers were trying to collect fuel that had spilled onto the roadway. ... The tanker blew a tire, authorities said, leading to the crash. When an oil tanker overturned in Pakistan, residents rushed to collect the gushing fuel. Then the tanker exploded. https://t.co/fHq24yAVal pic.twitter.com/JIGOANRlYu — New York Times World (@nytimesworld) June 26, 2017 After the tanker crashed, it began leaking its 5,500 gallons of fuel. Although police tried to keep people from the wreck, residents of the community used anything...
  • Fitness model Rebecca Burger killed by exploding whipped cream dispenser

    06/22/2017 8:55:40 AM PDT · by PROCON · 28 replies
    syracuse.com ^ | June 22, 2017 | GEOFF HERBERT
    A French fitness model and lifestyle blogger is dead after a "domestic accident." The BBC reports Rebecca Burger, 33, was killed Sunday when a can of whipped cream suddenly exploded, apparently causing a heart attack. French media said she died of cardiac arrest after the dispenser burst, striking her in the chest. Her Instagram account, which had more than 160,000 followers, shared a photo after her death showing the whipped cream siphon that "exploded and struck Rebecca's thorax, resulting in her death." The brand of whipped cream dispenser Burger used was not named, but the BBC says a French consumer...
  • When A Hybrid Car Explodes

    06/17/2017 6:16:41 PM PDT · by Trumpnation · 48 replies
    YouTube ^ | 6-17-17 | JR
    Yikes...and I happen to own one! This one was parked alongside a bus station.
  • Footage Of The Moment The Explosion Occurred Near A Kindergarten Eastern China

    06/15/2017 5:58:20 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 11 replies
    Twitter ^ | 06/15/17
    Footage of the moment the explosion occurred near a kindergarten in Fengxian County, Eastern China, at least 40 wounded.https://twitter.com/News_Executive/status/875321223126949888https://twitter.com/News_Executive/status/875321223126949888
  • BREAKING: Iran parliament shooting: Several injured, one dead as explosion in Tehran

    06/07/2017 1:11:08 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 84 replies
    (UK) Express ^ | June 7, 2017 | Jon Rogers
    THE Iranian Parliament is under fire with a gunman shooting guards, with at least eight injured. Iranian state TV has reported that there were four attackers in parliament with one person killed and eight people injured. The situation is still ongoing, according to the broadcaster. [Snip] [Additionally] an armed man opened fire at the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini in southern Tehran and wounded a number of people. A gunman opened fire at pilgrims at the late Imam Khomeini mausoleum in southern Tehran on Wednesday injuring a number of people. There are reports of witnesses saying that they heard an explosion...
  • Loud explosion, smoke reported at the Vatican

    06/01/2017 9:12:00 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 156 replies
    Twitter ^ | June 1, 2017
    An explosion has been reported at the Vatican. There is a video of the scene at the link. This must have just happened as Twitter is the only place I'm finding this so far.