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Tag: Explosion

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4 injured in Guwahati blast

Guwahati: At least four people were injured on Saturday in a blast here, police said. The explosion took place near Sukreswar temple in the city’s highly secured Pan Bazaar area that houses the High Court building, Deputy Commissioner’s Office and many other important buildings. “Four persons received minor injuries in the explosion. They were rushed […]

A dummy acting as a motorcycle suicide bomber is blown up next to a vehicle during a course on blast scene investigation near Hua Hin
1 dead, several injured in explosion in Rourkela slum

Rourkela: A woman died and several others including minor children were critically injured in an explosion at Telugu slum near Madusudhanpalli in Rourkela today. Two persons critically injured in the incident were admitted to Rourkela IGH while five minors have been shifted to Bhubaneswar for treatment as their condition worsened. Sources said the explosion was […]

A dummy acting as a motorcycle suicide bomber is blown up next to a vehicle during a course on blast scene investigation near Hua Hin
14 killed in Baghdad explosion

Baghdad: At least 14 people were killed and over 90 injured on Wednesday by a huge explosion in Iraq’s Baghdad, an official said. “The latest report said that 14 people were killed and more than 90 others were wounded by the huge explosion of an explosive cache in eastern Baghdad,” Xinhua quoted an Interior Ministry […]

8 killed, 43 hurt in explosion during cricket match in Afghanistan

Kabul: At least eight people were killed and 43 wounded in three consecutive explosions during a cricket match in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, media reported on Saturday. The blasts occurred around Friday midnight at Jalalabad’s Spinghar cricket stadium where hundreds of people had gone to watch a match between local teams, Efe news reported quoting Attaullah […]

Father dies, son critical in fire cracker blast in Puri

Puri: An elderly man was charred to death while his son sustained critical burn injuries in an explosion at an illegal cracker manufacturing unit functioning at the rooftop of their house at Pindol village of Gop block in Puri district today. The deceased identified as Ranjit Biswal succumbed to injuries during treatment at the Charichhak […]

Two injured in Texas city explosion

Washington: Two men were injured in the Texas state capital of Austin in an explosion that came less than a week after police said three package blasts that occurred over 10 days were connected, the media reported. The police were called to the scene at 8.32 p.m., on Sunday, reports CNN. The two injured men […]

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We hope to crack wedding gift blast case soon: DGP

Bhubaneswar: With mystery still shrouding the wedding gift explosion that killed two people in Bolangir, Odisha DGP RP Sharma on Tuesday asserted that police will crack the case soon. While talking to reporters on the sidelines of railway safety meeting, Sharma today said that already two special police teams led by Bolangir SP are working […]

Groom among two killed, bride critical after wedding gift explodes

Patnagarh: In a tragic incident, a wedding gift received by a couple exploded killing the groom and his grandmother while critically injuring the bride in Patnagarh of Bolangir district today. Earlier in the day, the elderly woman succumbed to injuries while undergoing treatment at the Bolangir hospital. Later the groom died on the way to […]

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Six of a family critical in cylinder blast

Cuttack: At least six persons of a family, including a minor sustained serious burn injuries after a cooking gas cylinder exploded in a house near Brahmapura Tarini Chhak in Tangi of Cuttack district on Saturday. According to reports, the incident took place when they were reportedly connecting the gas cylinder and suddenly the cylinder burst. […]

London Tube train hit by terror attack

London: An explosion jolted a London Tube train carriage during morning rush hour on Friday, leaving several people injured in what Metropolitan Police said was a “terror incident”. Neil Basu, Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner and the senior national coordinator for counter-terrorism policing, said some hours after the incident that it was a terrorist incident, […]

3 hurt in explosion at Badmal Ordnance Factory

Bolangir: At least three employees were severely injured in an explosion inside highly sensitive Badmal Ordnance Factory in Bolangir here on Friday. Though the exact reason behind the explosion is still unclear, it is suspected that the mishap occurred during testing of arms and ammunitions at factory’s unit No-15 between 11 am and 11:30 am […]

Explosion hits London Tube train

London: An explosion was reported from a carriage of a London Tube train on Friday, causing injuries as panicky passengers tried to escape from the scene, witnesses and officials said. The Metropolitan and British Transport police forces were at the scene at Parsons Green station in south-west London, the Guardian reported. But no one could […]

Three soldiers injured in landmine explosion near LoC

Srinagar: Three army soldiers were injured late on Sunday in a landmine explosion near the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district. According to the Defence Ministry sources, the three soldiers were injured in Keran sector of Kupwara district. “The soldiers were on routine patrolling when the explosion occurred. The injured soldiers have been shifted […]

2 Odias killed in LPG cylinder explosion in Bengaluru

Balasore: Two persons from the district died today in an LPG cylinder explosion that happened five days ago at a hotel in Hatibali area of Bengaluru. The deceased identified as Jayant Sial of Miripur near Khaira and Chittaranjan Sial of Gobindbindha in the district, were injured critically in the explosion and have been undergoing treatment […]

Worker injured in explosion at RSP blast furnace

Rourkela: A labourer was injured after a minor explosion occurred at the blast furnace-5 of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) here last night. The injured worker has been admitted to Ispat General Hospital (IGH). He is now out of danger, hospital sources said. Production was stalled at this site of the plant after the incident took […]

Huge blast in Kabul, casualties feared

Kabul: A huge explosion rocked the Afghan capital on Wednesday, causing dozens of casualties and wounding over 60, according to local media. The suspected car bomb took place around 8.30 a.m. close to the Zanbaq square in the 10th police district of the city, according to Khaama News which quoted Ministry of Interior spokesman Najib […]

Minor killed, 5 hurt in cracker blast in a house

Cuttack: In a heartrending incident, a minor girl was killed and five others were injured in an explosion in a house, where crackers were stored, at Sainso village under Cuttack Sadar police limits today. Three of the five injured are in critical condition and have been admitted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack. […]

Explosion kills youth in Balasore
Explosion kills youth in Balasore

Balasore: A youth lost his life to an explosion at Baripal village under Nilagiri police limits in Balasore district on Sunday, that had occurred around 2 pm near the village. The deceased youth was identified as Pratap Singh. He had already breathed his last when villagers found him covered with blood beside a pond and […]

Mao-explosion at Daikallu
Blast triggered by Maoists at Daikallu Station in Rayagada

Rayagada: Trains passing through Daikallu Railway Station in Rayagada district have come to a halt due to an explosion by Maoists yesterday night in the station. Many trains have stalled near Muniguda Railway Station in the district. As per the statement of the Station Master of Daikallu Station, 15-20 Maoists arrived there at around 1:30 […]

Two injured in cracker blast

Puri: At least two persons were critically injured in an explosion of crackers at Gopinathpur in Puri district on Wednesday. The injured identified as Gopabandhu and Ramesh were admitted to the Puri District Headquarters Hospital. The explosion took place when the two youths were making crackers in the evening following which the house caught fire. […]

3 school kids injured as mobile battery goes off

Nayagarh: Three class-III students including a girl were injured after a mobile phone battery exploded while they were playing with it at Ladukeshwar upper primary school under Sarankula police station in Nayagarh district today. Two of the injured students have been admitted to Nayagarh district headquarters hospital while the girl has been treated at the […]

Crackers factory blast in Bolangir

Bolangir: In a shocking incident, a labourer was killed and four others injured critically in an explosion while they were making fire crackers at Bhaler village under Puintala block in Bolangir district today. The injured labourers are undergoing treatament at district headquarters hospital.