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December 31, 2018 12:46 PM New Year’s Eve horror: Two dead and 32 injured in Philippines shopping centre explosion

TWO people have been killed and a further 32 injured after an explosion rocked a busy shopping centre in Cotabato City in the Philippines, after an unidentified male was seen dropping a wrapped box before fleeing in the area, according to witnesses. Local media reports that an identified male was seen dropping a box outside the busy South Seas Mall shopping 99

December 30, 2018 3:34 AM 'Risk of EXPLOSION' in London as Woodford man ‘refused’ to turn gas off

A MAN has been arrested in north London on suspicion of intent to endanger life after reportedly refusing demands from the police to turn his gas off, risking an explosion. The Metropolitan Police commented: “Police were called to Maybank Road, Woodford, at 9.54pm on Saturday, 29 December, following reports of a gas leak. “It was reported that an occupant 81

December 28, 2018 5:28 PM Cairo tourist bus explosion: Major blast by Egyptian pyramids – fatalities reported

A TOURIST bus has exploded in Egypt's capital Cairo – killing a number of those onboard. Initial tweets on social media suggested two Chinese nationals were among the injured, although other reports indicated they were actually Vietnamese. The pyramids are one of the world's major tourist attractions, attracting almost 15 million visitors annually 98

December 28, 2018 5:29 AM New York awe-struck as sky over Queens turns blue

An explosion at an electrical power station in New York City on Thursday evening lit up the sky with an eerie blue light - and triggered a flurry of speculation on social media. Others thought something supernatural might be to blame for the ghostly glow. Others wondered if the hand of God was at work over New York. A new Pope, or the moment when Evangelicals 65

December 27, 2018 6:53 AM BREAKING: HORROR as BOMB explodes outside Athens church injuring policeman

A BOMB exploded outside a church in Athens, in the neighbourhood of Kolonaki, on Thusrday morning. According to local media, a policeman was injured in the blast, which occurred at 7.10am local time (6.10am GMT) outside the church of Agios Dionysios in Skoufa. According to the head of the police's special guards union, Stavros Mavroidakos, the device 94

December 20, 2018 11:36 AM Sweden terror: Explosion at school sparks terror probe, children flee deliberate blast

A SWEDISH school has been evacuated following an explosion forcing children to flee, a suspected perpetrator has been arrested. The explosion occurred shortly after the school day at Hässleholm Technical School began. The school is being investigated by the national bombing experts. nitially the police were investigating he incident as “ongoing fatal 59

December 16, 2018 9:17 PM Japan explosion: Dozens injured in Sapporo restaurant blast

A huge explosion and fire has hit a restaurant in the northern Japanese city of Sapporo. Japanese police say 42 people were injured in the explosion, with one of them in a serious condition. The cause of the explosion in the Toyohira district is not yet known. Some reports suggested a gas blast. Images on social media initially showed flames rising from the area with debris 54

December 16, 2018 5:49 AM Buncefield fire: 'Idiotic' teens capture fuel depot blaze on film

Unseen amateur footage of the Buncefield oil depot fire in 2005 has been posted online by a man who was driving around the area with his friends "as a bunch of idiotic 18-year-olds". The incident, caused by an overflowing petrol tank at the Hertfordshire Oil Storage Terminal in Hemel Hempstead, was the UK's largest peacetime fire. Jason Fields said: "Without 59

November 23, 2018 5:27 AM BREAKING: EXPLOSION and GUNFIRE at Karachi Chinese consulate as 'terror' attack kills two

GUNFIRE and an explosion were heard as at least four attackers possessing hand grenades and weapons attempted to enter the Chinese consulate in Karachi, Pakistan, the police officials have confirmed. Senior police official Pir Muhammad Shah said: “Police and Rangers have reached the site.” According to a local police official Javaid Alam Odho, two security 64

November 9, 2018 7:02 AM Melbourne Bourke Street attack: Man goes on stabbing rampage, torches car

A MAN went on a stabbing rampage in Melbourne, Australia after setting his car on fire on Bourke Street in a horrific attack which left one person dead and two injured. Melbourne resident Meegan May tweeted: “Chaos in Bourkest as a guy seems to have set his car on fire then attacking police with a knife. Footage has emerged showing the suspect being 72