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Kenyan Tanker Explosion Kills at Least Four

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
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Kenyan authorities say at least four people died when a fuel tanker exploded late Tuesday in western Kenya. Officials say at least 35 people were injured after the tanker overturned on the Kisumu-Busia highway. Local media report that the vehicle burst into flames after a man tried to steal the battery from the truck, sparking […]

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Dutch Court Damaged in Blast

Posted September 21st, 2011 at 5:27 am (UTC-5)
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An explosion early Wednesday morning damaged an Amsterdam courthouse complex. Dutch police said no one was injured in the blast. Damage was visible, but Dutch media report courts were operating as usual Wednesday. Television video showed workers removing broken glass from the area. The cause of the explosion is under investigation.

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Turkish Bomb Blast Kills 3, Wounds 15

Posted September 20th, 2011 at 7:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A powerful car bomb rocked the Turkish capital, Ankara, Tuesday, killing three people and wounding at least 15. The bomb blew up Tuesday near government buildings and a school, damaging cars and shops in the surrounding area. Turkish officials say the blast appears to have been a terrorist attack. Interior Minister Idris Naim Sahin said […]

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Turkish Bomb Blast Kills 3, Wounds 15

Posted September 20th, 2011 at 9:30 am (UTC-5)
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A powerful car bomb explosion has rocked the Turkish capital, Ankara, killing three people and injuring 15 others, at least five seriously. The bomb exploded Tuesday near government buildings and a secondary school, damaging cars and shops in the surrounding area and starting a fire. Turkish officials say the blast appears to have been a […]

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Bomb Blast Injures 15 In Turkish Capital

Posted September 20th, 2011 at 7:26 am (UTC-5)
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A powerful explosion has rocked the Turkish capital, Ankara, near government buildings and a secondary school, injuring at least 15 people. Officials suspect a bomb may have been planted in a vehicle prior to the Tuesday blast. The blast damaged shops, nearby offices and numerous vehicles. Police immediately cordoned off the area in the event […]

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Suspected Bomb Rocks Turkey

Posted September 20th, 2011 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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A powerful explosion has rocked the Turkish capital, Ankara, near a local state authority office, injuring at least 15 people. Officials suspect a bomb may have been planted in a vehicle prior to the Tuesday blast. Police immediately cordoned off the area in the event of a secondary explosion. Several media outlets had reported two […]

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Explosion Shakes Turkish Capital

Posted September 20th, 2011 at 5:08 am (UTC-5)
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Turkish media say a powerful explosion has killed at least two people in the capital, Ankara. Reports from the scene say several vehicles were on fire following the blast Tuesday. The cause of the explosion was not immediately known.

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At Least 82 Killed in Kenya Pipeline Blast

Posted September 13th, 2011 at 6:56 am (UTC-5)
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Kenyan officials say the death toll from a massive gasoline pipeline explosion and fire in the capital continues to rise. At least 82 people perished in the fire and more than 100 others were injured. Nairobi residents joined local officials Tuesday in the continuing search for more victims. Authorities say the trouble began Monday morning […]

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At Least 75 Killed in Kenya Pipeline Blast

Posted September 12th, 2011 at 1:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Kenyan officials say a massive gasoline pipeline explosion in the capital has killed at least 75 people and injured more than 100 others. Authorities say the trouble began Monday morning after a valve on the pipeline burst, causing fuel to spill into an open sewer in the densely populated Sinai slum. People rushed to the […]

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5 Killed in Italian Fireworks Factory Blast

Posted September 12th, 2011 at 1:15 pm (UTC-5)
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At least five people have been killed in an explosion at an Italian fireworks factory. The blast occurred Monday at the factory in Arpino, about 115 kilometers southeast of Rome. The owners of the factory were among those killed. Rescue workers were still searching the wreckage for a sixth person. It is unclear what caused […]

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