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27 Aug 2021
Emergency workers, ambulances and mourning relatives of victims are seen near the site of an explosion in an illegal coal mine that left 12 people dead in the Colombian department of Boyaca.
27 Aug 2021
Drivers of commercial buses, popularly called ‘Danfo', along the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, are protesting over the incessant extortion they face from state officials. They are accusing the men of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences Unit (Task Force) and officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) of extortion.
21 Aug 2021
Lebanese march towards Beirut port to mark a year since a cataclysmic explosion ravaged the city, protesting impunity over the country's worst peacetime disaster at a time when its economy was already in tatters.
6 Jul 2021
Emergency services fight flames after an explosion sparked a fire at a plastics factory on the outskirts of Bangkok, killing at least one firefighter and wounding 29 people, according to officials.
22 Jun 2021
The USS Gerald R. Ford was subjected to a shock trial on Friday to test whether it was ready to be deployed. The aircraft carrier has a $13 billion price tag.
24 Apr 2021
Smoke billows at the scene of an explosion at a marketplace in Baghdad's densely populated majority-Shiite Sadr City. The army reported one civilian killed and 12 injured. They did not say who or what caused it.
24 Apr 2021
Down an overgrown country road, three startled wild horses with rugged coats and rigid manes dart into the flourishing overgrowth of their unlikely nature reserve: the Chernobyl exclusion zone.
3 Mar 2021
Officials said the explosion appeared to be intentional. Several windows were shattered, but no injuries were reported in the early-morning blast.
26 Jan 2021
Witnesses have reported hearing a loud explosion over Riyadh, three days after a missile was intercepted on its way to the city.
25 Jan 2021
Four killed, 11 injured as gas plant explosion destroys houses, farmlands in Agbor, Delta
24 Jan 2021
A miner has died after reportedly falling into a coma after an explosion in Shandong province left him and 21 others trapped underground. Rescuers have been scrambling to deliver supplies and establish an escape route.
12 Jan 2021
Miners in China's northeastern Shandong province have been trapped for nearly two days following an explosion. The blast damaged their communication systems, cutting off all contact.

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