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Tanker explosion hits Nigeria’s economic hub

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A gas tanker exploded on Thursday in the Ifako-Ijaiye area of Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, with many people sustaining burn injuries, an official said. ...
President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian president calls for curbing road accidents after deadly fuel tanker explosion killing at...

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has called for increased highway patrols to curb similar road traffic accidents after a fatal fuel tanker explosion occurred in...
President Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian president calls for curbing road accidents after deadly fuel tanker explosion killing at...

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has called for increased highway patrols to curb similar road traffic accidents after a fatal fuel tanker explosion occurred...
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Casualties feared after tanker explosion in central Nigeria: witnesses

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A petrol tanker exploded on Wednesday morning in Lokoja, the capital of Kogi state in central Nigeria, with casualties feared, witnesses told Xinhua. ...
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Intelligence officer killed in explosion in Eastern Afghanistan – official

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An intelligence agency officer was killed and three others were wounded after a roadside bomb targeted a vehicle in Jalalabad city, capital of Afghanistan's...
An explosion occurs at a fuel station in north Accra, capital of Ghana, Oct. 7, 2017. The explosion happening late Saturday left at least two people dead. (Xinhua/Shi Song) (yk)

Jordan says explosion hits army base due to high temperature

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Jordan Armed Forces said Friday dawn explosion that rocked a military base in the Zarqa governorate was due to the high temperature. ...
Burning Oil Tanker

Battle to control fire on drifting oil tanker off Sri Lankan coast

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Indian coastguards, backed by the Sri Lankan navy, are fighting a major fire on an oil tanker drifting near south-eastern Sri Lanka, a navy...
Flares light up the sky as the search for missing passengers continues through the night

1 crew member missing after fishing boat fire, explosion in Japan’s northeast

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A crew member of a squid fishing boat that caught fire in a port in northeastern Japan was missing, the Japan Coast Guard was...
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United Steel’s explosion was minimal and internal, management

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Management of United Steel Company says the company experienced a minimal internal explosion of its induction furnace on Monday which resulted in an ankle...
Firefighters work at a blast site amid smoke and dust in Paris, France, Jan. 12, 2019. A huge gas explosion in central Paris injured at least 20 people on Saturday, of whom two were in critical condition, Le Figaro newspaper reported. The explosion occurred at around 9 a.m. (0800 GMT) in a closed bakery on the Rue de Trevise in the 9th district of Paris due to a suspected gas leak. (Xinhua/Chen Yichen)

Explosion hits Turkey-Russia joint patrol in Syria’s Idlib – ministry

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An explosion on Tuesday hit the convoy of the joint patrol of Turkish and Russian militaries in Idlib province of northwestern Syria, Turkey's defense...
Syrian army soldiers inspect the site of a series of attacks in the district of Sayyidah Zaynab, south of Damascus, Syria, Feb. 21, 2016. The death toll in the triple bombings that rocked a Shiite district in Damascus on Sunday has risen to 83, state news agency SANA said. As many as 178 others were injured in these serial attacks. [Xinhua/Yang Zhen]

6 killed in truck bomb explosion in Northern. Afghanistan, Taliban claims responsibility

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Six people, including an assailant, were killed and 32 people wounded after a Taliban militants' suicide truck bomb blast took place outside a...
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Two blasts hit southern Philippine town, at least nine dead

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Two explosions rocked a southern Philippine town on Monday, killing at least nine people and injuring 16 others, officials, the military and police said. The...
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Indian PM Modi expresses shock, sadness at Beirut blast

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed shock and sadness at the explosion in Lebanon's Beirut city killing scores of people. "Shocked and saddened...
Fire Outbreak

Explosion kills 7 at Nigeria’s state-run oil facility

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Nigeria's state-run oil firm on Wednesday said a detailed investigation has been launched into the cause of an explosion that killed seven people...
Cameroon and Chad

Four injured in explosion during International Women’s Day celebration in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region

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At least four members of Cameroon's security forces were "seriously" injured after an improvised explosive device exploded during celebrations of the International Women's Day...
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Explosion in Nigeria’s commercial hub displaces at least 276,000 people

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At least 276,000 people were displaced following a heavy explosion that rocked the Amuwo-Odofin area of Nigeria's commercial hub and most populous city, Lagos...
Cameroon and Chad

Four injured in explosion during International Women’s Day celebration in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region

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At least four members of Cameroon's security forces were "seriously" injured after an improvised explosive device exploded during celebrations of the International Women's Day...
Natural gas

Natural gas pipeline explosion wreaks havoc in southern Tanzania

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An explosion caused by a leak on a natural gas pipeline in Kilwa district in Tanzania's southern region of Lindi wreaked havoc to...
oil tanker

Buildings burnt down after oil tanker explosion in SE Nigeria

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A tanker laden with petrol fell and spilled its content on a busy road in Nigeria's southeastern city of Onitsha on Wednesday, causing a...
Berlin has begun restricting private property rentals through Airbnb and similar online platforms, threatening hefty fines in a controversial move meant to keep housing affordable for locals (AFP Photo/John MacDougall)

Airbnb Fallout in Ghana

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---Landlords target foreigners, local rental tightens for Ghanaians The explosion of the Airbnb market across Ghana has been pushing well- needed cash into pockets of...
Sudan

Eight Children Perish in Omdurman Explosion

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Eight children were killed on Saturday after what police termed as "a strange object" exploded in Sudan's Omdurman city, Sudan's Ashorooq TV channel reported. ...
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Underground Explosion Kill 13 Illegal Miners

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Thirteen (13) illegal miners have been confirmed dead in an underground explosion at Gbane, a mining community in the Talensi District of the Upper...
Firefighters work at a blast site amid smoke and dust in Paris, France, Jan. 12, 2019. A huge gas explosion in central Paris injured at least 20 people on Saturday, of whom two were in critical condition, Le Figaro newspaper reported. The explosion occurred at around 9 a.m. (0800 GMT) in a closed bakery on the Rue de Trevise in the 9th district of Paris due to a suspected gas leak. (Xinhua/Chen Yichen)

Paris Explosion Kills 2 and Leaves others Wounded

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Two people were killed and at least 47 others were wounded when a suspected gas leak caused "a spectacular explosion" that rocked a building...
Ghana Gas Company

Don’t Blame Atomic Junction Unfortunate Explosion On Ghana Gas – CEO

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The Ghana Gas Company, operators of Atuabo Gas Processing Plant, has debunked rumours that, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) produced from natural gas from the...
Detroit Rebellion July 1967 on 12th Street where the masses to control

Viewpoint: Lessons from the July 1967 Rebellion and Prospects for Social Transformation – Part...

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Note: This is the second installment in a four part series of articles on the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit Rebellion. The first...

Boko Haram bomb kills 4 soldiers in Borno

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Four Nigerian soldiers have been killed by planted by Boko Haram operatives.The explosion which happened on Friday, 30th June, 2017 has been confirmed by...

Zen Petroleum Assists Victims of Takoradi Gas Explosion

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Nineteen people who sustained various degrees of injury, during last Tuesday’s gas explosion at Takoradi are still on admission at the Effia Nkwanta Government...

Takoradi Explosion: GHUMCO Workers Complains of Poor Internal Safety Standards

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Some workers of the Ghana Household Utilities Manufacturing Company Limited (GHUMCO), the epicentre of Tuesday’s explosion, have said that they have had to work...

Syria Conflict: Damascus Airport Hit By a Big Explosion

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A large explosion has hit an area near Damascus international airport, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says.“The blast was huge and could be...

U/E: Mining Explosion Has Claimed 7 Lives

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A fatal mining explosion has struck at Gbani, a community in the Talensi District of the Upper East region, with as many as 7...