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  • Bomb Explosion FedEx San Antonio, TX

    03/20/2018 2:59:38 AM PDT · by JohnThree3to16 · 118 replies
  • More explosions in Austin, TX (via Twitter)(Sunday ~8:55pm CDT)

    03/18/2018 7:06:37 PM PDT · by Drago · 113 replies
    Twitter ^ | 03/18/2018 | ATCEMS (Austin EMS)
    UPDATE: Explosion incident at 4721 Eagle Feather Dr; Multiple #ATCEMS assets are staging to possibly 2 separate incidents in the area. At this incident, 2 patients have been identified and are prepping those patients for transport. More to Follow...
  • 3rd Explosion in Austin After 2 Package Bombs Linked

    03/12/2018 12:18:12 PM PDT · by Morgana · 71 replies
    nbc ^ | Mar 12, 2018 | Will Weissert and David Warren
    Investigators believe a package bomb that killed a teenager and wounded a woman in Austin on Monday is linked to a similar bombing that killed a man elsewhere in the city this month, and they're considering whether race was a factor because all of the victims were black. Shortly after police Chief Brian Manley held a news conference in which he linked the Monday morning attack that killed a 17-year-old boy and injured a woman with a March 2 attack that killed a 39-year-old man, authorities rushed to the scene of another blast that badly injured a woman. Authorities haven't...
  • Package explosion at East Austin home leaves one dead, one injured

    03/12/2018 7:08:18 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 61 replies ^ | March 12, 2018
    AUSTIN, Texas — Austin Police say a package exploded at a home in east Austin on Monday morning, killing one person and injuring another. It happened in the 4800 block of Oldfort Hill Drive, north of E. MLK Blvd.
  • Police: "Similarities" indicate link in deadly Austin package explosions (3 bombings so far)

    03/12/2018 11:10:58 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 99 replies
    CBS News ^ | Last Updated Mar 12, 2018 1:57 PM EDT | By CRIMESIDER STAFF CBS/AP
    Police in Austin say "similarities" between two deadly package explosions in Texas' capital city this month lead them to believe the incidents are related. The latest incident, reported Monday morning, killed a 17-year-old boy and wounded a woman, Austin police chief Brian Manley said. The boy died at the scene and the woman in her 40s was taken to the hospital with potentially life threatening injuries after the explosion at the East Austin home before 7 a.m. In an earlier incident March 2, Anthony Stephan House, 39, was killed when a package exploded at his northeast Austin home, CBS affiliate...
  • Police respond to "major incident" in Leicester, England -- live updates [explosion]

    02/25/2018 12:52:03 PM PST · by Innovative · 36 replies
    CBS News ^ | Feb. 25, 2018 | CBS News
    British police say they are responding to a "major incident" in Leicester, England, following reports of an explosion. Police are advising residents to avoid the area. "All emergency services are currently dealing with this," police said, adding that Carlisle Street and part of Hinckley Road have been closed. Officials at the scene said they're conducting a search and rescue operation, BBC News reports. A police spokesperson said six fire engines were responding to the incident. Leicester is located 177 kilometers, about 110 miles, north of London. Video footage from the scene showed rubble on the street and smoke and flames...
  • 'Massive explosion' reported as building flattened in Leicester

    02/25/2018 12:43:21 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 76 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 25/2/18 | David Rosenberg
    Video You Tube link An explosion levelled a building in the city of Leicester in central England, Sunday, in what local authorities have called a “major incident”. Leicester police say that a “massive explosion” destroyed a building on Hinckley Road which reportedly housed a Polish shop called the Western Park Store, as well as a private home. “All emergency services are currently dealing with this” local police tweeted, urging locals to “please avoid the area.” The cause of the explosion remains unknown. Local emergency response teams have yet to report any casualties from the incident. Six firefighting units have...
  • Ferry explosion in Cozumel/Playa del Carmen. Dozen injured.

    02/21/2018 10:59:36 AM PST · by bagadonutz · 35 replies
    Novedades Quintana Roo ^ | 2/21/2018 | Staff
    Link only. English available. See picture of vessel.
  • People trapped after two buildings collapsed following huge explosion in Belgium

    01/15/2018 1:57:08 PM PST · by naturalman1975 · 40 replies ^ | 16th January 2018
    A MASSIVE explosion in the Belgian city of Antwerp has destroyed two buildings, leaving people trapped in the rubble. At least five people are said to have been injured after a residential building collapsed.
  • Stunning bright light turned night to day over vast swathe of Russia

    01/09/2018 7:32:28 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 30 replies
    Siberian Times ^ | 09 January 2018
    The black sky suddenly turned momentarily deep blue as if on a bright day - but according to some accounts, the earth moved too. Experts insist the phenomenon was not manmade: there were no reports of missile tests or explosions. Nor were there reports of meteorites striking the earth. Witnesses had the feeling something massive had happened - but what? It was seen and felt by people especially in th three Russian republics - Bashkortostan, Udmurtia, and Tatarstan. 'It lit the night sky from side to side, making it look brighter than daylight,' said one account.  Artyom Russkikh said: 'We...
  • One dead after explosion outside Stockholm subway station

    01/07/2018 6:46:23 AM PST · by Leaning Right · 44 replies
    The Local ^ | 7 January 2018 | no attribution
    A man has died in hospital after he was injured in an explosion near a Stockholm subway station on Sunday. The explosion occurred late on Sunday morning outside the Vårby Gård station, injuring a man in his sixties and a 45-year-old woman. *snip* The Aftonbladet newspaper reported that the blast was from was a hand grenade, though this remains unconfirmed by police, who said it's too early to comment on the matter.
  • Austria gas plant burns after deadly explosion

    12/12/2017 8:04:51 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 3 replies
    bb ^ | 12/12/2017
    A fire followed the blast which happened around 08:45 (07:45 GMT) at the Baumgarten site, just east of the capital Vienna, near the Slovak border. On Twitter, Austrian police said the situation was under control and a technical fault had caused the blast. The flow of Russian gas has dropped, triggering price hikes in Europe. Baumgarten is a major hub for imported gas Russian gas, which is sent on to a number of European countries. The facility receives about 40bn cubic metres of gas per year. ... Gas Connect said the incident should have no effect on gas deliveries to...
  • Port Authority explosion: What we know about suspect Akayed Ullah

    12/11/2017 3:43:04 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 25 replies
    CBS ^ | Last Updated Dec 11, 2017 6:12 PM EST | Crimesider Staff CBS/AP
    NEW YORK -- New York City police have identified the suspect in an explosion in a crowded subway corridor near the Port Authority bus terminal Monday morning as 27-year-old Akayed Ullah. Police say Ullah was carrying an "improvised low-tech explosive device" when it went off as he was in an underground pedestrian passageway at 42nd street between 7th and 8th Avenues, beneath the major commuter hub.    Akayed Ullah New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission Mayor Bill de Blasio called it an "attempted terror attack." Law enforcement sources tell CBS News that Ullah said the attack was for the Islamic State of...
  • Explosion in Manhattan: 1 in custody, at least 1 injured (trunc)

    12/11/2017 5:24:04 AM PST · by God luvs America · 42 replies
    WPIX-NY ^ | 12/11/2017 | Ashley Soley-Cerro
    MANHATTAN — At least one person is injured and one person is in custody after a suspected pipe bombing in Manhattan, according to police. Multiple subway lines have been evacuated, and trains are bypassing Times Square and Port Authority. The explosion occurred at West 44th Street and Eighth Avenue, sources said. A man with a “possible second device" has been detained in the subway tunnel, sources said. He was described him as “having wires coming out of him.” Police confirm a person had been detained.
  • 'Terror attack' in New York: Footage shows the moment 'pipe bomb malfunctions and explodes...

    12/11/2017 6:26:33 AM PST · by Red Badger · 123 replies ^ | 12/11/2017 | By Ashley Collman
    Full Title: BREAKING NEWS - 'Terror attack' in New York: Footage shows the moment 'pipe bomb malfunctions and explodes prematurely, injuring ISIS-inspired Bangladeshi suspect in his 20s wearing wires' An explosion was felt Monday morning in the Subway station underneath the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan Police have taken one man into custody, who was reportedly carrying a pipe bomb The suspect is a 27-year-old Bangladeshi national who has been living in the U.S. for seven years Former NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said the suspect 'supposedly was setting the device off in the name of ISIS' and that...
  • Suicide bomber strikes Port Authority [ISIS Inspired]

    12/11/2017 6:12:36 AM PST · by C19fan · 106 replies
    NY Post ^ | December 11, 2017 | Larry Celona, Yaron Steinbuch and Natalie Musumeci
    An ISIS-inspired Bangladeshi national set off an homemade explosive device at the Port Authority Bus Terminal subway station Monday morning, law enforcement sources said.
  • "Exposion” reported in New York City in Subway

    12/11/2017 4:56:37 AM PST · by PghBaldy · 8 replies
    Fox 61 ^ | December 11 | Staff
    MANHATTAN — There has been “some type of explosion” in a Manhattan subway, according to police and PIX11. There are so far no reports of injuries.
  • New York Port Authority 'Explosion': Terrified Tourists 'Stampede' Reports Of Enormous Blast

    12/11/2017 4:58:29 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 89 replies
    Mirror ^ | 12/11/17 | Sophie Evans
    An explosion has reportedly gone off at New York's main bus station - with terrified tourists seen "stampeding" from the scene. A bomb squad has been dispatched to Manhattan's Port Authority Bus Terminal following the reported blast, witnesses claim. Taking to Twitter this morning, one woman wrote: "Just was stuck in a running stampede at port authority bus terminal due to bomb scare." She added: "Cops EVERYWHERE." The reports are currently unconfirmed. We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story.
  • NYPD responds to report of possible rush hour bomb

    12/11/2017 5:17:43 AM PST · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Fox News. com ^ | December 11, 2017
    NYPD and the FDNY confirmed to Fox News they are investigating reports of an explosion "of an unknown origin" near 42nd Street and Eighth Avenue. Police tweeted A, C, E subways lines are being evacuated.
  • Port Authority explosion leaves several injured, reports say

    12/11/2017 5:20:27 AM PST · by God luvs America · 33 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/11/2017 | Fox News
    Several people were injured and one person was in custody after an explosion near New York City’s Port Authority bus terminal during Monday morning’s rush hour, prompting mass chaos and halting multiple subway lines, according to a report citing law enforcement sources. NYPD and the FDNY confirmed to Fox News they are investigating reports of an explosion “of an unknown origin” near 42nd Street and Eighth Avenue. Police tweeted A, C, E subways lines are being evacuated. NYC Office of Emergency Management also tweeted there was “police activity” near West 42nd Street between Eighth and Ninth avenues and advised commuters...