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Rescuers pull more bodies from rubble of Russian gas explosion

Jan 02, 2019 - 7:01 PM

(UPDATED) The number of people killed in the deadly New Year's Eve gas explosion rises to 22, while 19 people are yet to be found

SURVIVOR. A 10-month old baby survives the gas explosion in Russia as rescuers continue to look for other remaining bodies. Photo by Ho/Russian Emergency Situations Ministry/AFP

4 dead, dozens missing after gas explosion hits Russia high-rise

Dec 31, 2018 - 4:50 PM

(UPDATED) 70 people are still missing, feared to be trapped under the rubble

Fires, explosions erupt in multiple US towns near Boston

Sep 14, 2018 - 5:25 PM

The Massachusetts State Police says they have responded to 70 reports of fires, explosions and the smell of gas in a widespread zone encompassing the east coast towns of Lawrence, Andover and North Andover

GAS EXPLOSIONS. Firefighters inspect a home after a gas explosions on September 13, 2018 in North Andover, Massachusetts. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images/AFP

9 dead in Nigeria gas explosion – state governor

Sep 11, 2018 - 11:26 PM

The gas explosion happens in Lafia, the capital of Nasarawa state.

5 dead, 13 injured in Rio gas explosion

Apr 05, 2016 - 10:10 PM

The state gas company CEG says it is too soon to say the cause of the explosion

8 hurt in Russia apartment block gas explosion

Dec 20, 2015 - 9:00 PM

District head says 36 apartments were destroyed leaving some 100 people homeless

Over 150 killed in Ghana petrol station blast, floods

Jun 05, 2015 - 11:01 PM

Ghana s President John Dramani Mahama describes the loss of life as catastrophic and almost unprecedented

Gas explosion at Mexico children's hospital, 3 dead

Jan 29, 2015 - 11:01 PM

2nd UPDATE The hospital partially collapses after a gas tanker truck blew up outside as it was making a delivery

34 miners trapped after Bosnia quake

Sep 05, 2014 - 1:28 PM

Esad Civic manager at the Raspotocje says the miners are doing well and have enough clean air to wait for the arrival of rescue teams

Taiwan opens investigation into gas explosion disaster

Aug 02, 2014 - 9:01 PM

Taiwan s president promises a swift investigation into the cause of deadly gas explosions that rocked the island s densely populated second city as residents accused local authorities of failing to avert the tragedy

HALF-MAST. Flags would be flown at half-mast at government offices and schools across the island from August 5 for 3 days to mourn the victims of the blasts and the air crash.

Cow flatulence sparks explosion at German barn

Jan 28, 2014 - 8:52 PM

Flatulence from 90 cows likely ignited a static discharge that sparked an explosion

METHANE EXPLOSION.  A man grooms a highland cow prior to a show contest at the Gruene Woche International Agriculture Fair in Berlin January 17, 2014. John Macdougall/AFP

Serendra probe results expected on Friday

Jun 05, 2013 - 3:16 PM

The ongoing probe is focused on Unit 501 the site of the deadly blast

TWO SERENDRA. Robin Leonard's view of the event from his apartment.