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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 ...

Gas stove explodes at Tokyo shrine festival; four injured

National Aug 2, 2014

Gas stove explodes at Tokyo shrine festival; four injured

A gas canister for a cassette stove burner exploded during a summer festival at Kameido Tenjin Shrine in Koto Ward, Tokyo, on Saturday evening, injuring four people, police and firefighters said. The explosion occurred at around 6:50 p.m. The burner was reportedly being used to ...