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Explosion Guts Israeli Apartment Building, Killing Four

Posted June 17th, 2011 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Israeli officials say they believe a gas leak caused a massive explosion that gutted an apartment building, killing four people and injuring dozens of others. Authorities said the blast occurred early Friday in the coastal city of Netanya. They describe the explosion as an accident. Investigators are trying to determine the exact cause of the […]

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Blast in Nairobi Kills 1, Injures 29

Posted June 5th, 2011 at 4:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Officials in Kenya say one person was killed and at least 29 were injured Sunday when an explosion in downtown Nairobi set a gas station on fire. Witnesses say the blast occurred around 11 a.m. local time near Nairobi’s Kirinyaga Road. The injured were taken to a local hospital, where several were being treated for […]

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Blast in Nairobi Injures 28

Posted June 5th, 2011 at 11:20 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in Kenya say at least 28 people were injured Sunday when an explosion went off in downtown Nairobi and set a gas station on fire. Witnesses say the blast went off around 11 a.m. local time near Nairobi’s Kirinyaga Road. The injured were taken to a local hospital, where several were being treated for […]

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Four Killed in Wales Refinery Explosion

Posted June 3rd, 2011 at 12:10 am (UTC-5)
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An explosion at a Chevron oil refinery in Wales has killed four workers and seriously injured another. Authorities said the blast occurred Thursday as maintenance work was being done on a 730-cubic-meter storage tank. There was no immediate explanation for the explosion, which sent billowing plumes of black smoke into the sky although firefighters quickly […]

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