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Explosion inside mosque in Afghan capital Kabul, casualties reported

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Published time: 20 Oct, 2017 14:07 Edited time: 20 Oct, 2017 14:29 A suicide bomber detonated explosives inside a Shiite mosque in the western part of the Afghan capital, Kabul, Reuters reports, citing a senior security official. Tolo news reported the blast took place inside the Imam Zaman mosque. At least 30 dead bodies have Read More

‘Severe threat’: ISIS & Al-Qaeda planning 9/11-style ‘big explosion,’ US security chief warns

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Published time: 19 Oct, 2017 09:53 Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS, ISIL) and Al-Qaeda terrorists are plotting to take down a plane and carry out a devastating explosion on the scale of 9/11, senior US security official Elaine Duke warns. “The terrorist organizations, be it ISIS or Al-Qaeda or others, want to have the big Read More

Rescue operations underway after platform explosion on Lake Pontchartrain

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10/16/2017 JEFFERSON, La. — First responders are performing search and rescue operations at the site of an explosion from an oil and gas production platform on Lake Pontchartrain, La., northwest of Treasure Chest Casino. It has been reported that one person is missing and seven are injured as a result of the explosion.  Reports of fire and Read More

DNV GL acquires specialist in CFD for fire, explosion analysis

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10/12/2017 AKERHUS, Norway — DNV GL has acquired ComputIT, a specialist independent company for Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software and R&D. ComputIT develops unique high-end technology for simulating fires, explosions and gas dispersion. “This acquisition brings us world-leading capabilities in the CFD domain,” says Are F. Tjønn, CEO, DNV GL – Software. “Through this acquisition, Read More

Infernal explosion shakes ground, sends 1,000s fleeing in Ghana (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

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Published time: 7 Oct, 2017 22:05 Edited time: 7 Oct, 2017 22:31 A gas station has exploded in Ghana’s capital, Accra, sending an enormous fireball into the night sky and sending thousands of people fleeing the scene. Videos and photographs posted on social media showed giant flames and a nuclear-like mushroom cloud rising at the Read More

UPDATE 1-France to lead investigation into A380 engine explosion

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PARIS (Reuters) – France’s air accident investigation agency said on Tuesday it would lead the probe into an engine explosion that prompted the emergency landing of an Air France A380 superjumbo in Canada with over 500 people on board on Saturday. Reuters reported on Monday that Canada, France and the United States were debating who Read More

France to lead investigation into A380 engine explosion

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PARIS, Oct 3 (Reuters) – France’s air accident investigation agency said on Tuesday it would lead the investigation into an engine explosion that led to the emergency landing of an Air France A380 superjumbo in Canada with over 500 people on board on Saturday. The decision to hand control to the BEA ends a three-day Read More

North Korea quake a suspected explosion

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North Korea has been struck by a 3.4 scale earthquake that China says may have been caused by an explosion. South Korea’s weather agency, however, said it was examining the tremor and took the view that it was a naturally occurring phenomenon. The incident comes amid heightened tensions in the Korean peninsula, and a day Read More

Explosion reported at flood-hit Arkema plant in Texas

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(Reuters) – Two explosions were reported on Thursday at the flood-hit Arkema SA (AKE.PA) chemical plant in Crosby, Texas, and a sheriff’s deputy was taken to a hospital after inhaling chemicals, the company said. The company said it was notified at approximately 2 a.m., by the Harris County Emergency Operations Center of two explosions and Read More

Explosion reported at flood-hit Arkema plant in Texas: TV station

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(Reuters) – Smoke and an explosion were reported on Thursday at the flood-hit Arkema SA (AKE.PA) chemical plant in Crosby, Texas, Houston TV station Fox 26 reported. The company evacuated remaining workers at the damaged plant on Tuesday, and Harris County ordered the evacuation of residents within a 1.5-mile (2.4-km) radius of the plant, which Read More