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At least 40 dead in fuel tanker explosion in Liberia

Monrovia/UNI: At least 40 people died and 83 were injured after a fuel tanker crashed and exploded in Bong County in north-central Liberia, Liberian newspaper FrontPage Africa has reported, citing the country's deputy health minister and chief medical officer, Francis Kateh.

2 killed in vehicle explosion on Rainbow Bridge near Niagra Falls on US-Canada Border; terrorism angle suspected

New York: Border crossings between the US and Canada near Niagara Falls were shut down on Wednesday following a vehicle explosion at Rainbow Bridge, prompting actions by terrorism investigators, media reports said.

Pakistan: Three die in IED blast in Balochistan

An improvised explosive device (IED) planted on the roadside exploded in Pakistan's Hoshab area in Balochistan on Sunday which left at least three people dead, media reports said on Wednesday.

Explosions reported at U.S. base in E. Syria amid escalating tensions

Damascus/UNI: Sounds of powerful explosions reverberated through a U.S. base in Syria's northeastern province of al-Hasakah on Sunday night, a war monitor reported.

Huge blast hits Sudan's capital Khartoum

Khartoum/IBNS/UNI: A huge blast hit the Sudanese capital of Khartoum on Saturday afternoon, sources told Sputnik, with video footage showing a massive fireball and black plumes of smoke billowing above the city.

US: Pennsylvania house explosion leaves five dead

At least five persons died after an explosion occurred in a house in the US state of Pennsylvania on Saturday.

Tehran explosion kills 1, injures 19

Tehran/UNI: At least one person was killed and 19 others injured on Monday after an explosion shook and dismantled a three-storey residential building in Iran's capital Tehran, the Iranian Students' News Agency (ISNA) reported.

Thailand: 12 die as explosion rocks fireworks warehouse

At least 12 people died and 121 others were injured in an explosion that rocked a fireworks warehouse in southern Thailand, media reports said on Monday.

Ukraine: Explosion rocks Kyiv District Court during hearing, no casualties reported

Kyiv/Ukraine: The Minister of Interior of Ukraine stated on Wednesday that reports of an explosion at a district court in Kyiv were received by the police, and emergency services were promptly dispatched to the location.

Explosion at Sinochem Chemical Plant claims five lives in China's Shandong province

Beijing/IBNS: An explosion at a Sinochem chemical facility in eastern China resulted in the deaths of five individuals, one person going missing, and another person being injured, media reports stated on Monday.

14 killed, over 100 injured in blast in Dhaka's crowded Gulistan area

Dhaka/IBNS: As many as 14 people have been killed and over 100 injured in an explosion at a multi-storied building in Old Dhaka’s crowded Gulistan area in Bangladesh, as per the latest media reports.

Afghanistan: Several feared dead in Kabul airport blast

Kabul: An explosion occurred on Sunday at a military airport in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, Interior Ministry spokesman Nafi Takoor said, adding that several people were killed or injured in the incident.

Iran: Mine explosion kills 2

Tehran/UNI: At least two people were killed and five others injured in a mine explosion in Iran's central Semnan Province, official news agency IRNA reported.

Explosion targets military ambulance in Yemen, 5 killed

Aden, Yemen/UNI: An explosion struck an ambulance carrying a medic team of the southern pro-government Yemeni forces in southern Abyan province, killing five medics on board, a security official told Xinhua.

Nigeria: Over 100 killed in explosion at illegal oil refinery

Abuja/UNI/Xinhua: Over 100 people have been killed following an explosion at an illegal oil refinery in Nigeria's southern state of Imo, official and local sources said on Saturday.