A CCTV camera captured the moments of the explosion that took place around 2:40 p.m. in the port silos of the Kocaeli Directorate of Turkish Grain Board (TMO). The explosion, which caused intense smoke and dust clouds, led to the dispatch of firefighting, medical, and police teams to the area.
A suspect was arrested after throwing what are suspected to be shotgun cartidges into palace grounds.
A shocking video captured by CCTV shows moments a massive explosion in one of the washing machines at a laundromat, which blows up the entire building, in Galician city of La Coruna, Spain. The explosion took places moments after a man left the premises.
The attack was claimed by an Anglophone separatist group that wants to break away from the majority French-speaking country.
The Taliban blocked journalists from accessing the blast site in Kabul. It's still unclear who is responsible for the attack, but the so-called "Islamic State" (IS) has ramped up its activities in recent months.
15 Aug 2022
An explosion at a market in the Armenian capital, Yerevan, has killed at least one person and injured many more. The initial blast sparked a fire.
27 Apr 2022
Dozens of charred bodies were buried in mass graves on Tuesday (April 26) in Nigeria's Imo state as the stench of decomposing flesh hung in the air after more than 100 people were killed during a weekend explosion at an illegal oil refinery. A group of men, some bare-chested and without shoes, used shovels to dig three graves at the site of the explosion, a swampy open space surrounded by burnt out cars and palm trees.
24 Apr 2022
Vehicles were left burnt out and fuel pooled on the ground in Nigeria's Imo state on Sunday following an overnight explosion at an illegal oil refining depot. The state commissioner for petroleum resources, Goodluck Opiah, said late on Saturday that 100 people were killed in the explosion, remarking that they were "burnt beyond recognition."
22 Feb 2022
Around 60 people have died and dozens more have been injured after a blast at an informal gold mine in southwestern Burkina Faso.
14 Feb 2022
At least seven people were killed following an explosion and fire in southern France, French interior minister Gerald Darmanin said in a tweet on Monday. Darmanin said on his Twitter page he was planning to visit the scene.
24 Jan 2022
Survivors recall moment truck crashed before explosion that flattened village in Ghana
21 Jan 2022
An unknown number of people are killed in Ghana in a huge explosion that razed hundreds of buildings to the ground. The blast was caused by a truck carrying explosives which collided with a motorcycle. Also, at least 29 people in Liberia, including 11 children and a pregnant woman, have died in a stampede of worshippers at a Christian ceremony in Monrovia. And the big upset of the day at the Africa Cup of Nations saw Ivory Coast cruise past defending champions Algeria 3-1 to send them crashing out of the tournament.