Explosions - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Explosions Gas Explosion Rips Through Russian Building Russian authorities said a gas explosion in an apartment building in Russia's south killed at least two people and injured eight others on Tuesday. Tue, 16 May 2017 13:46:00 GMT 2017-05-16T13:46:00Z 2 killed, 8 injured in gas explosion in Russia's south MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities say that a gas explosion in an apartment building in Russia's south has killed at least two people and injured eight others. The Russian emergency situations ministry said that an entire stairwell in the building in Volgograd collapsed in Tuesday's blast. Andrei Bocharov, governor of the Volgograd regio... Tue, 16 May 2017 12:51:00 GMT 2017-05-16T12:51:00Z Explosion hits Schaeffler factory in Bavaria, 13 injured BERLIN (AP) — German police say 13 people have been injured in an explosion in a factory in Bavaria. Police said four of those injured in the Monday morning explosion at the Schaeffler factory in the town of Eltmann suffered from serious wounds and were flown by helicopter to a hospital. Firefighters, police and rescue crews were on the... Mon, 15 May 2017 12:19:00 GMT 2017-05-15T12:19:00Z Small blast near Rome post office damages car, no injuries ROME (AP) — A rudimentary explosive device exploded between parked vehicles outside a post office in Rome on Friday, causing no injuries but damaging a car, police said. A preliminary investigation indicated that the blast likely was "a demonstrative act, showing that it could be done," but apparently not designed to cause major damage, Rome police official Massimo Improta t... Fri, 12 May 2017 10:50:00 GMT 2017-05-12T10:50:00Z AP WAS THERE: The airship Hindenburg bursts into flames EDITOR'S NOTE: On May 6, 1937, the German airship Hindenburg burst into flames at Lakehurst Naval Air Station in New Jersey. Thirty-five people aboard and one person on the ground died. For Saturday's 80th anniversary, the AP is republishing a version of its original coverage. Its silvery bulk shattered by a terrific explosion, the Germ... Sat, 06 May 2017 04:37:00 GMT 2017-05-06T04:37:00Z NYC Fire Museum displays Hindenburg's insurance policy NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City museum's collection includes the insurance policy written for the Hindenburg, which exploded over New Jersey 80 years ago this weekend . The Daily News reports ( ) officials at the New York City Fire Museum in Lower Manhattan unveiled the document Thursday, two days before the 80th anniversary of the Hindenburg disaster. ... Fri, 05 May 2017 13:40:00 GMT 2017-05-05T13:40:00Z Fire, explosions rip thru waste factory in Spain, 30 injured MADRID (AP) — A fire and several explosions ripped through an industrial waste treatment factory Thursday in a town near Madrid, sending 30 people to the hospital for treatment and forcing the immediate evacuation of nearby schools and offices, officials said. The fire at the Requimsa factory in Arganda del Rey sent a dense column of smoke into the air. T... Thu, 04 May 2017 17:30:00 GMT 2017-05-04T17:30:00Z 2 hurt in ship explosion in Atlantic Ocean flown to Azores BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say two crew members injured in an explosion aboard a ship in the Atlantic Ocean have been flown to the Azores in Portugal. The U.S. Coast Guard said in a statement Wednesday that they were flown from the Tamar after an explosion in the 623-foot Marshall Islands-flagged bulk carrier's storeroom killed two other crew members Monday. The cause is u... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:40:00 GMT 2017-04-26T16:40:00Z AP Photos: Chernobyl's ghost town draws daring visitors PRIPYAT, Ukraine (AP) — A bulletin board in the Ukrainian town of Pripyat still bears an edition of the Sovietsky Patriot newspaper, dated three days before the nuclear explosion that turned the city into one of the world's most baleful ghost towns. Once home to some 50,000 people whose lives were connected to the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Pripyat wa... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:26:00 GMT 2017-04-26T15:26:00Z Report: 7 wounded in Istanbul explosion inside van ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run agency says an explosion inside a van carrying university students in Istanbul has wounded seven people. Anadolu Agency said that the blast occurred Wednesday as the vehicle — a shuttle bus operated by a private university — was traveling on a highway on the Asian side of the city. The cause of t... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:14:00 GMT 2017-04-26T14:14:00Z Brother of suspected Russia subway bomb organizer arrested MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Federal Security Service says it has arrested the older brother of a man accused of being an organizer of the suicide bombing on the St. Petersburg subway. The security service, known as the FSB, said it arrested Akram Azimov in a town near Moscow on Wednesday. He is being held on suspicion of providing money to his brother Abror to prepare for the Apr... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 16:38:00 GMT 2017-04-19T16:38:00Z Russia reports arrest of suspected subway bomb organizer MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Federal Security Service says it has arrested a suspected organizer of the suicide bombing in the St. Petersburg subway that killed 14 passengers. The service, the FSB, said Monday the suspect was arrested in Odintsovo, a city just outside Moscow. It said the suspect was armed with a pistol and was of Central Asian origin, but did not elaborate. ... Mon, 17 Apr 2017 16:03:00 GMT 2017-04-17T16:03:00Z St Petersburg bomber was deported from Turkey in 2016 ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish security official says the suicide bomber accused of the deadly attack on the subway in the Russian city of St. Petersburg was deported from Turkey in 2016. Akbardzhon Dzhalilov, a 22-year-old native of Kyrgyzstan, blew himself up on a busy subway line on April 3, killing himself and 13 other people. Dozens of others were injured. ... Thu, 13 Apr 2017 07:38:00 GMT 2017-04-13T07:38:00Z The Latest: Soccer leader 'deeply disturbed' by bus blasts DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the explosions near the bus carrying German soccer team Borussia Dortmund (all times local): 12:00 a.m. The head of European soccer's governing body is expressing shock over the explosive devices that damaged a team bus and left a player injured. UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin... Tue, 11 Apr 2017 22:12:00 GMT 2017-04-11T22:12:00Z 8 arrested in connection with St. Petersburg bombing MOSCOW (AP) — Eight members of extremist cells have been arrested in connection with last week's deadly bombing on the subway in St. Petersburg, Russia's intelligence chief said Tuesday. The suicide bombing in Russia's second largest city killed 13 passengers and injured dozens of others. Akbardzhon Dzhalilov, a 22-year old Kyrgyz-born ... Tue, 11 Apr 2017 12:01:00 GMT 2017-04-11T12:01:00Z Gas explosion probable cause of house collapse in Poland WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish prosecutor says that the investigation into a recent house collapse that killed six people centers on the hypothesis of a gas explosion. Tomasz Orepuk, spokesman for prosecutors in Swidnica, in Poland's southwest, said that the first autopsy carried out Tuesday has shown that the victim, a 39-year-old man, suffocated when crushed under the rubb... Tue, 11 Apr 2017 11:11:00 GMT 2017-04-11T11:11:00Z Apartment building collapses in Poland: 6 killed, 4 injured WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A pre-World War II apartment house collapsed Saturday in southwestern Poland, leaving six people dead and four injured, authorities said. Scores of firefighters with dogs continued to search the rubble of the building in the town of Swiebodzice (Shvyeh-'boh-tchi-tseh), to make sure no one remained trapped. Accordin... Sat, 08 Apr 2017 20:37:00 GMT 2017-04-08T20:37:00Z The Latest: More arrests made in Russia subway train attack ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Latest on the bombing of the St. Petersburg subway in Russia (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Russia's top investigative body says more people have been arrested in connection with the suicide bombing of a subway train in St. Petersburg that killed 13 passengers. The Investigative Committ... Thu, 06 Apr 2017 17:37:00 GMT 2017-04-06T17:37:00Z Russians arrest 3 in subway bombing case, defuse device ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian security agents on Thursday arrested three people suspected of links to a suicide bomber accused of attacking the city's subway and deactivated an explosive device in the apartment where the suspects lived. The Investigative Committee said the suspects are residents of the former Soviet Central Asia region like the bo... Thu, 06 Apr 2017 13:16:00 GMT 2017-04-06T13:16:00Z Police arrest 7 in wake of St. Petersburg subway bombing ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — As part of a sweeping hunt for any accomplices of the St. Petersburg suicide bomber, investigators Wednesday rounded up seven suspected Islamic State recruiters from the Central Asia region of the former Soviet Union but found no immediate evidence of their involvement in the subway attack. The Investigative Committee hasn't ... Wed, 05 Apr 2017 19:55:00 GMT 2017-04-05T19:55:00Z Mom dies, daughter survives in St. Petersburg subway blast ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Doll maker Irina Medyantseva was taking the subway in St. Petersburg Monday afternoon to see off her daughter, who was about to hop on a train to another Russian town. Neither ever made it to the railway station. The 28-year-old daughter survived a suicide bombing on the moving train, but the mother died. Relatives say Medyan... Wed, 05 Apr 2017 18:02:00 GMT 2017-04-05T18:02:00Z The Latest: Putin says bomb shows terror threat still real ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Latest on the bomb explosion on the St. Petersburg subway (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin has told security officials from a regional alliance that this week's subway bombing in St. Petersburg underlines that terrorism's threat is not subsiding. Putin met... Wed, 05 Apr 2017 10:48:00 GMT 2017-04-05T10:48:00Z Russian police hunt possible accomplices of suicide bomber ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Investigators searched for possible accomplices of a 22-year-old native of the Central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan identified as the suicide bomber in the St. Petersburg subway, as residents came to grips Tuesday with the first major terrorist attack in Russia's second-largest city since the Soviet collapse. The bomber, Akbar... Tue, 04 Apr 2017 19:52:00 GMT 2017-04-04T19:52:00Z Fireworks factory blast in Portugal kills at least 4 LISBON, Portugal (AP) — An explosion at a fireworks factory in northern Portugal killed at least four people from the same family Tuesday and at least three other workers were missing, emergency services said. Officials from the Civil Protection Service and local police told Portuguese media at the scene there was a huge explosion in the early evening at ... Tue, 04 Apr 2017 19:47:00 GMT 2017-04-04T19:47:00Z The Latest: Possible accomplices of suicide bomber sought ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Latest on the deadly subway bombing in St. Petersburg (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Russian investigators are searching for possible accomplices of a 22-year-old native of the Central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan who has been identified as the suicide bomber in the St. Petersburg subway. ... Tue, 04 Apr 2017 19:42:00 GMT 2017-04-04T19:42:00Z Suspected subway bomber moved to Russia from Central Asia Hours after a deadly bombing in St. Petersburg, members of the special services knocked on the door of a house in Kyrgyzstan's city of Osh, more than 2,000 miles away. The leafy and socially conservative bazaar city of Osh, on the edge of Central Asia's Ferghana Valley, was until a few years ago the home of the suspected bomber — Akbarzhon Dzhalilov, who turned 22 only two d... Tue, 04 Apr 2017 18:15:00 GMT 2017-04-04T18:15:00Z The Latest: Trump calls Putin to offer condolences for bomb ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Latest on the explosion on a train in the Russian city of St. Petersburg (all times local): 3:40 a.m. The Kremlin says that U.S. President Donald Trump has called Russian President Vladimir Putin to offer condolences over the St. Petersburg subway bombing. The Kremlin's statement said... Tue, 04 Apr 2017 01:08:00 GMT 2017-04-04T01:08:00Z Blast on Russian subway kills 11; 2nd bomb is defused ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — A bomb blast tore through a subway train deep under Russia's second-largest city Monday, killing 11 people and wounding more than 40 in a chaotic scene that left victims sprawled on a smoky platform. Hours later, anguish and fear rose again when police found and defused a shrapnel-packed explosive device at another St. Petersburg station. ... Tue, 04 Apr 2017 00:52:00 GMT 2017-04-04T00:52:00Z Officials: 18 injured in accidental blast at French carnival PARIS (AP) — An accidental bonfire explosion Saturday at a town fair north of Paris injured 18 people, including three children, as the festive spring event turned into chaos, authorities said. Five of those injured, including one child, were hospitalized with serious injuries but their lives are not in danger, said fire service spokeswoman Nathalie Crispin. ... Sat, 01 Apr 2017 19:15:00 GMT 2017-04-01T19:15:00Z German police arrest suspect in Dortmund house explosion BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say they've arrested a 48-year-old man on charges of murder on allegations he set off an explosion in a multi-family home in the western city of Dortmund that blew the building apart and left one resident dead. Prosecutor Sandra Luecke told the dpa news agency on Saturday that the suspect, whose identity wasn't released, w... Sat, 01 Apr 2017 15:40:00 GMT 2017-04-01T15:40:00Z