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Powerful Blasts Rattle Republic of Congo’s Capital

Posted March 4th, 2012 at 8:20 am (UTC-5)
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A series of powerful blasts shook Brazzaville, the capital of the Republic of Congo, early Sunday, sparking panic in the city and also in neighboring Kinshasa across the Congo River. Diplomats and government officials say the explosions took place at a weapons depot along the Congo River in the northern part of Brazzaville. Witnesses reported […]

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Explosions Rattle the Republic of Congo’s Capital

Posted March 4th, 2012 at 5:00 am (UTC-5)
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Witnesses in the Republic of Congo’s capital say at least three explosions rattled Brazzaville early Sunday. There has been no confirmation of casualties. Diplomatic and government officials say the blasts came from a munitions depot just outside Brazzaville. Witnesses say a plume of smoke could been seen over Brazzaville from across the Congo River, in […]

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Three Explosions in Dagestan Kill Four

Posted September 22nd, 2011 at 5:05 am (UTC-5)
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Russian officials say three car bombs have killed at least four people and wounded dozens of others in the volatile Dagestan region. A spokesman for the Interior Ministry said two of the blasts occurred just after midnight Thursday near its headquarters in the city of Makhachkala. The spokesman says a Russian police officer was among […]

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Turkmenistan Blasts Damage Town, Cause Remains Unclear

Posted July 8th, 2011 at 2:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Reporters for Western news agencies in Turkmenistan say a series of explosions that shook a town near the capital, Ashgabat, caused heavy damage to residential areas. The journalists who visited the town of Abadan on Friday reported seeing streets covered in debris and houses and apartment blocks with smashed windows. Authorities had ordered residents to […]

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Blasts Hit Turkmenistan Town, Evacuation Ordered

Posted July 7th, 2011 at 6:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities in a town near the capital of Turkmenistan have ordered residents to evacuate after a series of explosions shook the area. There were conflicting reports of casualties and the location of the blasts in Abadan, about 20 kilometers west of the capital, Ashgabat. Authorities say the explosions took place at a fireworks warehouse and […]

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