Three killed in Malaysia shopping mall explosion

Asia Pacific Dec 4, 2018

Three killed in Malaysia shopping mall explosion

Three people were killed and 24 injured Tuesday when a powerful explosion rocked a shopping mall in the Malaysian state of Sarawak, but a fire official said it was not caused by a bomb. The official Bernama news agency said the blast could have been ...

Asia Pacific Nov 28, 2018

Blast kills 22 near north China chemical plant: official

An explosion and fire near a chemical factory left at least 22 people dead and 22 others injured on Wednesday in a northern China region that will host the 2022 Winter Olympics, authorities said. The incident near Hebei Shenghua Chemical Co. in Zhangjiakou, a city ...

Body found after explosion at Kyushu University in Fukuoka

National Sep 7, 2018

Body found after explosion at Kyushu University in Fukuoka

An explosion occurred at Kyushu University in the city of Fukuoka Friday morning and an unidentified human body was found in the debris, local police said. The cause of the 6:40 a.m. blast on the university's campus remains unknown. A janitor made an emergency call ...

Fireworks workshop blasts kill at least 19 near Mexico City

World Jul 6, 2018

Fireworks workshop blasts kill at least 19 near Mexico City

Two explosions at fireworks workshops outside Mexico City on Thursday killed at least 19 people, including rescue workers, and injured dozens more, officials said, in the latest deadly blast to hit a town known for its fireworks production. After a first blast in the municipality ...

One dead, a dozen injured in Fukui chemical plant explosion

National Jul 3, 2018

One dead, a dozen injured in Fukui chemical plant explosion

An explosion Monday at a chemical plant in Fukui Prefecture left one person dead and at least a dozen injured, officials said. The blast rocked the Protein Chemical Co. facility in the town of Wakasa at 1:45 p.m., according to fire authorities. "A total of 12 ...