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Seven dead, 13 injured in Chinese truck explosion

Seven dead, 13 injured in Chinese truck explosion

Seven people died and 13 were injured after a truck transporting industrial explosives detonated in north-west China this week, the local government said Thursday.

Four killed in Mogadishu car bomb attack

Four killed in Mogadishu car bomb attack

At least four people were killed on Sunday in a suicide car bomb attack in central Mogadishu, police and witnesses said.

Blast targets Palestinian PM's convoy during rare Gaza visit

Blast targets Palestinian PM's convoy during rare Gaza visit

Rami Hamdallah was not injured in the explosion, which occurred shortly after his convoy entered the territory run by Hamas, a security source in the convoy said.

Dozens dead or injured in Burkina Faso attacks

Dozens dead or injured in Burkina Faso attacks

Local security sources put a still-incomplete death toll at about 15 while other sources reached by AFP from Paris sketched an even bloodier outcome, with at least 28 people killed in the second assault alone.

12 military personnel among 19 injured in Sri Lanka bus explosion

12 military personnel among 19 injured in Sri Lanka bus explosion

Nineteen people including 12 military personnel were injured on Wednesday in an explosion on a bus in Sri Lanka, said the military, adding they do not know the cause but suspect it may be a bomb or grenade.

18 killed in massive explosion at Indian wedding

18 killed in massive explosion at Indian wedding

A gas cylinder exploded at a hotel in the city of Beawar, in the western state of Rajasthan, reducing the venue to ruins and sparking a huge fire.

Two police officers killed in Colombia bombings

Two police officers killed in Colombia bombings

Two overnight bombings that targeted police stations in Colombia's Caribbean region killed two officers and wounded seven other people, authorities said on Sunday.

New explosion hinders rescue efforts in Iranian tanker fire

New explosion hinders rescue efforts in Iranian tanker fire

The Sanchi, carrying 136,000 tonnes of light crude oil from Iran, has been in flames since colliding with the CF Crystal, a Hong Kong-registered bulk freighter, 160 nautical miles east of Shanghai last Saturday.

Two children die in Vietnam explosion

Two children die in Vietnam explosion

A baby boy and a five-year-old girl were killed in an explosion east of Vietnam's capital Hanoi early Wednesday that destroyed several houses and wounded at least eight other people.

Italy calls gas emergency after Austria pipeline blast

Italy calls gas emergency after Austria pipeline blast

Italy declared a state of emergency for its gas sector Tuesday after supplies were disrupted by a deadly blast at one Europe's biggest pipeline hubs in neighbouring Austria.

Septic tank at centre of huge China blast

Septic tank at centre of huge China blast

A septic tank was the epicentre of a massive explosion that rocked one of China's largest port cities at the weekend, killing two people and injuring at least 19, authorities have said.

Blast rocks Chinese megaport city, two dead

Blast rocks Chinese megaport city, two dead

A major explosion hit China's megaport city of Ningbo on Sunday, killing at least two people, injuring dozens and wrecking buildings, state media and local authorities said.