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  • 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.
  • 'Number of Confirmed Fatalities’ After Reports of ‘Explosions’ At UK Ariana Grande Concert

    05/22/2017 4:40:56 PM PDT · by TangoLimaSierra · 115 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 22 May 2017 | Breitbart London
    UK Police have confirmed a number of fatalities in central Manchester in the North of England after reports of one or more “explosions” during an Ariana Grande concert on Monday evening. Greater Manchester Police said there have been a “number of fatalities and others injured” at the Manchester Arena, where Grammy-nominated pop singer Ariana Grande was performing.
  • LIVE: Fatalities after Manchester 'explosion'

    05/22/2017 3:54:25 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 366 replies
    Sky News ^ | 22 May 2017
    Police warn people to stay away from the Manchester Arena area following reports of an explosion. Here's what we know: :: Police have confirmed a number of fatalities after reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena :: The arena was hosting an Ariana Grande concert and the "loud bangs" were heard just after the concert ended :: The cause of the bangs has not yet been confirmed Greater Manchester Police have confirmed a number of confirmed fatalities
  • The Falklands penguins that would not explode

    05/08/2017 7:29:24 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 46 replies
    BBC ^ | 7 May 2017 | Matthew Teller
    The minefields laid in the Falkland Islands were intended to kill or maim British soldiers, but over the last 35 years they have become de facto nature reserves for penguins. For better or worse, however, the time has now come for their home to be demined, reports Matthew Teller.{snip}Fortunately, the landmines aren't a problem for the penguins - at least, not the little Magellanics and Gentoos of Yorke Bay. "They don't seem to be heavy enough to set them off," says Esther Bertram, chief executive officer of Falklands Conservation.
  • North Korea missile explosion deliberate, experts say

    05/01/2017 12:14:36 PM PDT · by rxsid · 39 replies
    koreatimes.co.kr ^ | 05/01/2017 | Park Si-so
    "North Korea missile explosion deliberate, experts sayBy Park Si-so - Posted : 2017-04-30 13:27The mid-air explosion of a North Korean missile on Saturday morning was deliberate, not a failed launch as claimed, South Korean government officials say. It is believed the North was testing a warhead explosion, an essential step toward testing a nuclear warhead explosion. "We don't believe the mid-air explosion was an accident," cable news channel YTN quoted a government official as saying. "It's believed the explosion was a test to develop a nuclear weapon different from existing ones." The nuclear-armed isolated country fired a ballistic missile on...
  • Blast heard in Toronto's financial district underground, heavy smoke

    05/01/2017 2:59:23 PM PDT · by Innovative · 29 replies
    Reuters ^ | May 1, 2017 | Reuters
    Toronto police have closed off a section of the city's downtown financial district after reports of a loud blast, a spokeswoman said on Monday, and heavy smoke was seen in the area. Heavy smoke was pouring out of sewer grates at the corner of King and Bay Street, in the heart of the city's financial core, according to a Reuters witness.
  • Train car carrying Lithium batteries explodes near downtown Houston

    04/25/2017 12:53:20 PM PDT · by LouieFisk · 34 replies
    KHOU ^ | April 24, 2017 | KHOU.com Staf
    A train car carrying lithium batteries exploded just north of downtown Houston on Sunday. The blast was so strong, it broke windows in nearby homes. "The moment that I got into the threshold and got inside an explosion went off and it threw me into the other side of the door, so there was a tremendous amount of force – I had no idea what was happening." said Tashi Garcia, who lives nearby the railroad tracks. After the ringing in his ears subsided, he said he checked out the damage to his home. There were broken windows and cracks along...
  • At least 21 dead after blast in Egyptian church

    04/09/2017 3:47:03 AM PDT · by BlackVeil · 33 replies
    Twitter ^ | 9 April 2017 | Staff
    An explosion on Sunday morning at the Mar Girgis Coptic church in the central Delta city of Tanta has left at least 21 dead and over 40 people injured, according to officials. Worshippers were celebrating Palm Sunday.
  • 3 dead, 4 injured in boiler explosion (ST. Louis, MO)

    04/05/2017 2:18:13 AM PDT · by MCF · 11 replies
    Fox2now.com ^ | 03/04/2012 | Danielle Scruggs, Roche Madden, Vic Faust
    According to St. Louis City Fire Chief Dennis Jenkerson, a van-sized piece of the boiler went airborne and crashed through the roof of Faultless Healthcare Linen, located at 2030 S. Broadway.
  • First Videos Reveal Immediate Aftermath of St. Petersburg Blasts

    04/03/2017 9:49:33 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    At least 10 people have been killed and 50 others injured after a blasts rocked a metro station in St. Petersburg, Russia. Footage of the initial panic in the aftermath of the bombing, which occurred between Sennaya and Technology Institute stations, showed travelers commuters running and away from the wrecked metro carriage. News agency Interfax cited a source as saying at least one of the blasts involved a device filled with shrapnel. All metro stations in St. Petersburg have been temporarily closed down.
  • Multiple Injuries After Blast On Underground In Russian City

    04/03/2017 5:28:43 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 34 replies
    mirror.co.uk ^ | Apr 4, 2017
    An explosion has reportedly taken place on the underground system in the Russian city of St Petersburg. Horrific images from the scene show bloodied commuters lay on a platform at Sennaya station. Eyewitnesses say an explosion took place amid reports of bombings. It comes as Russian President Vladimir Putin is in the city holding a meeting with the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko. The blast happened at 2.30pm local time on the blue line of the underground system. Three metro stations have now been closed, local media report. "One eyewitness wrote on Twitter: "I was riding down the escalator and...
  • St Petersburg metro blast leaves many injured - media

    04/03/2017 5:23:35 AM PDT · by navysealdad · 185 replies
    An explosion has hit an underground station in the city of St Petersburg, Russian media report. The Tass and Interfax agencies reported a blast at the Sennaya Ploshchad metro station, which left a number of victims.
  • SUBWAY 'BLAST' St Petersburg underground rocked by ‘explosion’ on train causing injuries

    04/03/2017 5:23:50 AM PDT · by bryan999 · 7 replies
    ST Petersburg underground has reportedly been rocked by an “explosion” leaving several people injured. A shocking picture has emerged appearing to show a train door blown off – with catastrophic damage inside.
  • Explosion at Balakeya arms depot in Eastern Ukraine

    03/25/2017 5:36:44 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 15 replies
    Liveleak ^ | 03/23/17
    Two people have been injured as a result of explosions in artillery warehouses of the Ministry of Defense near Balaklia, Kharkiv region, the National Police of Ukraine in the Kharkiv region has said.https://www.liveleak.com/view?i=38a_1490309173  
  • Liverpool explosion: Reports of two buildings destroyed (United Kingdom)

    03/25/2017 3:27:55 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 116 replies
    news.com.au ^ | 26th March 2017
    BREAKING: A large explosion has shocked the British city of Liverpool awake, with reports of two buildings having collapsed. The explosion happened in the Wirral area of Merseyside, alongside the river Mersey. Initial reports from the scene report the streets littered with debris and bricks.
  • Second Explosion Rocks Sweden in 24 Hours, Suspected Bomb

    03/11/2017 3:20:33 PM PST · by mandaladon · 142 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11 Mar 2017 | LIAM DEACON
    A specialist bomb squad has been scrambled to the Swedish city of Gothenburg after an explosion, just 24 hours after a suspected car bomb rocked Stockholm. The incident occurred in the stairwell of an apartment block just after 10 pm on Friday evening, Göteborgs-Posten reports. “I thought it was another country that has come to attack. I thought it was a war…” said one witness. Authorities suspect the blast was caused by an “attack” involving some form of homemade device, and the National Guard and a police bomb squad were called to the scene. “We suspect that there are some...