Mar 18, 2016

Chlorine suspected in reported blast at National Zoo

Fire department officials are investigating a report of an explosion at the National Zoo, but a zoo official says no people or animals were injured. Zoo spokeswoman Pamela Baker-Masson says a contractor working in a mechanical area next to the beaver and otter exhibits ...

Two men injured in explosion at Kobe pizza shop

Jan 14, 2016

Two men injured in explosion at Kobe pizza shop

Two men suffered burns to their faces and were rushed to hospital Thursday following an explosion at a pizza shop in Kobe, police said. The men, aged 24 and 36 and employees at the Chicago Pizza Co. outlet, were draining a gas cylinder when ...

Oct 7, 2015

Maldives arrests security pair over blast on president's boat

Maldivian authorities arrested two security personnel on Tuesday over an explosion aboard his boat that officials suspect was an assassination attempt against President Abdulla Yameen, a minister said Tuesday. Yameen’s security has been tightened in the wake of the Sept. 28 blast that wounded ...

South Sudan death toll rises to 193 in fuel tanker blast

Sep 19, 2015

South Sudan death toll rises to 193 in fuel tanker blast

The death toll rose to 193 in South Sudan’s fuel tanker explosion Saturday as the government declared three days of mourning. More patients have succumbed to their injuries, said Patrick Raphael Zamoi, the governor of Western Equatoria state where the explosion happened Wednesday. Hundreds ...

Explosion rocks warehouse at U.S. military base in Kanagawa

Aug 24, 2015

Explosion rocks warehouse at U.S. military base in Kanagawa

An explosion rocked a warehouse at a U.S. military base in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, about 40 km southwest of Tokyo, but there were no reports of injuries, fire officials said on Monday. The local fire department said it received a call just after midnight ...