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Pakistan Blast: 4 Killed, 15 Injured In Explosion At Central Quetta

Dec 31, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

According to the officials, the bomb went off hidden beside a car parked near Science College on Jinnah Road. The deceased and injured have been shifted to Quetta Civil Hospital.

Ludhiana Explosion | Here's What Happened Inside The District Court

Dec 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The explosion reportedly took place inside the washroom at a time when the district court was functioning, ripping through the building.


New Haiti Disaster: Gasoline Tanker Explosion In Cap-Haitien Kills 75 People

The gasoline tanker exploded, unleashing a fireball that swept across people and homes in Cap-Haitien city, and local officials say at least 75 people died.

Italy: Gas Leak Explosion leaves 3 Dead, 6 Missing In Sicily

Dec 12, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

At least three people have been killed and six are missing in Sicily, Italy after an explosion, caused by a gas leak that led to a four-storey apartment building collapsing.


Explosion: Laptop Explodes Inside Delhi's Rohini Court, Proceedings Suspended

A laptop was kept in a school bag which exploded inside Rohini court's courtroom number 102. Initial assessment suggests that the malfunctioning laptop battery caused the explosion.

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07 December, 2021

Iraq: Explosion Rocks Southern City, Local News Reports Multiple Casualties

Associated Press (AP)

According to the local reports, it was likely a car bomb that sent a column of black smoke into the sky at the southern Iraq's city of Basra.


05 December, 2021

Kashmir: Tosa Maidan Blast Victims Still Await Compensation

Naseer Ganai

While the Army and Airforce vacated the Tosa Maidan meadow as a firing range back in 2014, the victims of the deadly explosions are yet to receive their compensation from the government.


14 November, 2021

LPG Cylinder Explosion Injures 17 In Delhi, No Casualty Reported

Outlook Web Desk

The incident took place in Lal Bagh area of Azadpur. Five houses got damaged due to the blast, following which 17 people sustained burn injuries.


05 November, 2021

Watch: Shocking Footage Of Cracker-Laden Truck Bursting Into Flames In Tamil Nadu

Outlook Web Desk

The explosion killed a father and his 7-year-old son who were heading to Tamil Nadu's Villupuram district to celebrate Diwali after procuring country-made crackers from Puducherry.


25 October, 2021

China: 2 Dead In Nanjing University Laboratory Explosion

Associated Press (AP)

Officials were investigating the cause of the explosion at the university's School of Materials Science and Technology, state broadcaster CCTV reported.


22 October, 2021

Russia Blast: 7 Dead, 9 Injured In Gunpowder Factory Explosion

Associated Press (AP)

The Emergency Situations Ministry said the explosion hit the Elastik factory in the Ryazan region, about 270 km (about 167 miles) southeast of Moscow.


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15 October, 2021

Explosion Inside Afghanistan Mosque During Friday Congregation Prayers Leaves 37 Dead

Associated Press (AP)

The attack on the Imam Barga mosque came a week after a bombing claimed by a local Islamic State affiliate killed 46 people at a Shiite mosque in northern Afghanistan.


08 October, 2021

Several Feared Dead As Powerful Explosion Takes Place Inside Afghanistan Mosque

Associated Press (AP)

The explosion has taken place inisde Shiite mosque in Kunduz province of Afghanistan.


05 October, 2021

Death Toll Rises To 5 In UP’s ‘Illegal’ Firecracker Factory Explosion

Outlook Web Desk

With one more injured worker in UP’s Shamli firecracker factory explosion succumbing to his injuries, the death toll has mounted to five.


31 July, 2021

US Navy Says Drone Strike Hit Oil Tanker Off Oman, Killing 2

Associated Press (AP)

The strike Thursday night on the oil tanker Mercer Street marks the first-known fatal attack after years of assaults on commercial shipping in the region linked to tensions with Iran over its tattered nuclear deal


27 July, 2021

Explosion Reported At German Chemical Plant, Govt Terms Blast As ‘Extreme Threat’

Associated Press (AP)

An explosion occurred at Germany’s Leverkusen on Tuesday. The cause of the explosion is yet to be determined.


20 July, 2021

Israel Carries Out Airstrike In Syria's Northern Aleppo Province

Associated Press (AP)

Syrian air defences shot down most of the missiles in the attack that occurred just before midnight


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14 July, 2021

Saudi Arabia: Explosion Reported At Unused Ammunition Dump Near Riyadh

Associated Press (AP)

Saudi state television made the announcement Wednesday after social media video circulated of a plume of smoke near Kharj.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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