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Lagos In Panic As Gas Station Explodes

About 6am on Thursday, October 8, there was explosion at a gas station in Baruwa area of Lagos. According to Director General of the Lagos State Emergency Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said emergency responders have been mobilised to the explosion

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Kerosene Explosion Kills Pregnant Woman In Delta, Injures Two Others

By Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba Pandemonium struck in the early hours of Thursday in Oleh Community, Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State when a kerosene poured into a cooking stove, and lit by a pregnant woman exploded, and killed

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Explosion in Mexico fireworks market kills 31

A massive explosion gutted Mexico’s biggest fireworks market on Tuesday, killing at least 31 people and injuring 72, the authorities said. The conflagration in the Mexico City suburb of Tultepec set off a quick-fire series of multicolored blasts that sent

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Train hauling fuel derails and explodes in Bulgaria, killing 5 and injuring 27

A cargo train carrying propane-butane derailed and exploded early Saturday in a northeastern Bulgarian village, killing five people and injuring at least 27, the country’s Interior Ministry said. The blast damaged more than 50 houses and public buildings in the

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Four killed, 14 wounded in explosion at US base in Afghanistan

Four people were killed and 14 others were wounded by an explosion on Saturday at the largest US military base in Afghanistan, according to officials. NATO confirmed the explosion at Bagram Airfield in the central Parwan province and said protection

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Explosion at SpaceX launch pad at Cape Canaveral

A SpaceX rocket exploded at its Cape Canaveral launch pad Thursday morning, destroying the rocket and the satellite it was due to launch on Saturday. SpaceX said there were no injuries as a result of the explosion, which it described

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