18 Nov 2022

Gas cylinder explosion in Iraq’s Sulaimaniyah kills 15 people

A gas cylinder explosion in a residential area in the Iraqi city of Sulaimaniyah has killed 15 people. The explosion occurred on Thursday, caused a house to collapse and injured 16 additional people. The rescue operation to find victims lasted 17 hours.  Sulaimaniyah is the second largest city in the

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02 Sep 2022

Mosque blast kills at least 18 in Afghanistan

An explosion at a mosque in Herat in western Afghanistan killed over a dozen civilians and a high-profile pro-Taliban scholar. 23 other people were wounded in the attack. No one has taken responsibility for the attack at the time.  The explosion occurred during Friday noon prayers in the Guzargah Mosque.

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23 Aug 2022

Kabul mosque explosion kills 21, injures dozens, police say

In Afghanistan’s capital city of Kabul, an explosion killed 21 individuals praying inside a mosque for evening prayers. The explosion also injured 33 others. Security forces are currently investigating the incident, according to a spokesperson for the Kabul police chief. The health care organization Emergency reported that it treated dozens

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18 Aug 2022

Deadly blast rips through crowded Kabul mosque

An explosion ripped through a crowded mosque in the capital of Afghanistan, Kabul, killing 21 people and injuring 33. The blast occurred Wednesday evening during evening prayers. The mosque’s imam AMir Muhammad Kabuli is among the people who were killed by the explosion.  It is unclear who executed the attack.

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02 May 2022

At least 10 killed, many more feared dead after explosion at Kabul mosque

At least ten individuals have been killed and 30 more wounded after an explosion occurred in the capital city of Kabul, Afghanistan. The blast took place after Friday prayers at a mosque in the city, a time in which the building would have been busy or crowded. Eyewitnesses of the

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22 Feb 2022

At least 60 people killed in blast at gold mine in Burkina Faso, state TV reports

In Burkina Faso, roughly 60 people have been killed and dozens more wounded after an explosion at an informal gold mining site occurred. State television outlets reported on the tragedy, stating that the cause of the explosion remains unknown. The blast occurred in the Poni province. Images from the scene

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14 Dec 2021

At least 54 dead after gas tanker explodes in Haiti’s second largest city

On Monday, 54 individuals died after a tanker transporting gasoline exploded in Cap-Haitien, Haiti’s second-largest city. Haiti officials addressed the attack, confirming that dozens more were injured as a result of the incident and are receiving medical care. Medical officials issued a public appeal for blood donations due to the

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13 Dec 2021

Hamas ammunition warehouse explodes causing casualties in southern Lebanon

On Friday, a warehouse owned by Hamas exploded at a Palestinian refugee camp located in southern Lebanon. According to Lebanon state-run NNA news, the warehouse was filled with ammunition. Several casualties have been reported. The media outlet stated that the sound of the explosion was audible in the Palestinian refugee

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13 Dec 2021

Seven dead as rescuers find bodies in Sicily blast

At least seven individuals have died after a blast in Siciliy destroyed four residential buildings on Saturday evening. The explosion also forced over 100 people out of their homes in the town of Ravanusa, Sicily. Rescue teams are still searching for individuals said to be missing after pulling four bodies

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01 Dec 2021

Four injured as old bomb explodes near train station in German city of Munich

Four people were injured in Munich, Germany after an explosion caused by an old aircraft bomb exploded. The aircraft bomb was located near a busy train station, according to police reports. The explosion occurred during some construction activity near the Donnersbergerbruecke station. Emergency services assisted with the rescue and medical

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