05 Dec 2022

Explosions hit two military airfields in Russia

Several people have been killed in explosions at two different Russian military airfields. A fuel tanker exploded in an airfield near the city of Ryazan, killing three people and injuring six. Another two people have been reported injured in an explosion at an airfield in the Saratov region.  It is

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11 Aug 2022

Crimea air base badly damaged, satellite images show

There is major damage and many destroyed Russian warplanes at an airbase in Crimea after there were explosions there this week. The Saky base is in the west of Russian-ruled Crimea and experienced a series of explosions on Tuesday. Satellite images have revealed that the runways appear intact but eight

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21 Apr 2022

More than 20 dead and injured in four blasts in Afghanistan

On Thursday, dozens of people were killed or injured in a series of explosions that tore through the city of Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan. The first explosion occurred at a Shia mosque in the city and killed at least 11 people, according to officials. The Islamic State Group (IS) took responsibility for

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19 Apr 2022

At least six dead as multiple explosions hit Kabul schools

Six people have been killed and 11 injured after there were multiple explosions in a high school and educational center in western Kabul Tuesday. Seven injured children were taken to a hospital run by Emergency, a NGO.  The explosions took place in the Dasht-i-Barchi area of Kabul where a large

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28 Jul 2020

Iran Plagued with Almost a Dozen Explosions over a Three Week Period

Over the past few weeks, Iran has experienced an alarming amount of explosions occurring at various critical infrastructure locations. This post recaps explosions reported in the media and adds context which may help assess what will come next. 

At the time of this writing, 11 major events have been reported. Iran is a closed society and there may be many other events that have not been reported.

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10 Jul 2020

Iran explosions: Officials deny reports of fresh blast

Social media users in Iran reported explosions in the cities of Garmdareh and Qods, according to state media, however, Iranian officials have denied all reports of an explosion taking place. These reports made through social media are the latest in a series of mysterious explosions recorded throughout the country in

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