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  • 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
    www.dailymail.co.uk ^ | 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...
  • SpaceX Rocket Engine Explodes During Test: Report

    11/08/2017 2:24:17 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 24 replies
    Space.com ^ | November 8, 2017 02:48pm ET | Mike Wall,
    The explosion occurred during a "qualification test" of a Merlin engine, the type that powers SpaceX's workhorse Falcon 9 rocket, the Post reported. (The two-stage Falcon 9 has nine Merlins in its first stage and one in its upper stage.) SpaceX has suspended engine testing while it investigates what caused the incident, which didn't injure anyone, the Post added. In a statement provided to the Post, SpaceX representatives said they didn't expect the explosion to affect the company's launch schedule. SpaceX has experience investigating accidents. In September 2016, a Falcon 9 exploded on the launch pad during a routine preflight...
  • #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.