Virginia house explosion kills 1 firefighter, injures over a dozen other people

Firefighter killed, nine others hurt in Virginia explosion Firefighter killed, nine others hurt in Virginia explosion 00:19 One firefighter was killed and 11 other firefighters and two civilians were injured in a massive home explosion in Northern Virginia’s Loudoun County on Friday night, officials said. In a news briefing Saturday morning, Keith Johnson, the chief … Read more

Iran blames sabotage for natural gas pipeline explosion

By Jon Gambrell | Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Explosions struck a natural gas pipeline in Iran early on Wednesday, with an official blaming the blasts on a “sabotage and terrorist action” in the country as tensions remain high in the Middle East amid Israel’s war on Hamas in the Gaza Strip. Details … Read more

Pakistan election offices hit by twin bombings, killing at least 24 people a day before parliamentary vote

Quetta, Pakistan — A pair of bombings at the election offices of a political party and an independent candidate in southwest Pakistan killed at least 24 people and wounded more than two dozen others, officials said Wednesday. The blasts came one day before parliamentary elections are to be held across the country. The first attack … Read more

Gas explosion sparks deadly fire in Kenya, at least 3 die

By Tom Odula | Associated Press NAIROBI, Kenya — Liquid petroleum gas cylinders exploded in an illegal depot in a residential area of the Kenyan capital, officials said Friday, setting off a late-night inferno that killed at least three people and injured 280 others. The death toll was expected to rise. The depot in Nairobi … Read more

MA Student Injured In Explosion While Making Bomb in Hostel Room

Home Education Allahabad University: MA Student Injured In Explosion While Making Bomb in Hostel Room An Allahabad University student was grievously injured when a bomb he was allegedly making in his hostel room exploded in his hand on Wednesday evening. Allahabad University student injured in explosion while making bomb in hostel room Prayagraj: An Allahabad University student was grievously … Read more

Several killed in bombing during Catholic mass in Philippines

At least three people were killed and seven wounded in a bomb attack on a Catholic mass in the insurgency-plagued southern Philippines on Sunday, officials said. The blast took place during a regular service at Mindanao State University’s gymnasium in Marawi, the country’s largest Muslim city, regional police Chief Allan Nobleza said. “We’re investigating if … Read more