Tag: explosion
World 08.10.22 | 09:58

Russia’s bridge to Crimea severely damaged by explosion

An explosion tore through Russia’s bridge across the Kerch Strait to Crimea early on Saturday, severely damaging it in a major blow to Vladimir Putin more than seven months into his invasion of Ukraine, reports the Financial Times. Russia’s anti-terrorist committee said a truck exploded on the bridge’s...

Balkans 01.04.22 | 09:16

Serbia: 8 miners killed, 20 trapped after a gas explosion

At least eight miners are killed and 20 are caved in at the Soko mine in Serbia. The mine near Sokobanja was hit by a gas explosion early this morning, which made the walls cave in. There were about 60 miners inside the shaft at the time of the explosion. Those nearest to the exit were able to get out,...

Macedonia 06.11.21 | 11:23

VMRO-DPMNE: After the Tetovo hospital, will the incompetent government of SDSM also destroy REK Bitola?

Due to the explosion of an energy transformer on one of the blocks in REK Bitola, a fire occurred last tonight in the mining-energy plant. Both blocks are out of operation due to the transformer explosion. The Energy Commission of VMRO-DPMNE regrets that the inactivity, crime and incompetence of SDSM...

Balkans 05.01.21 | 16:43

Many injured after a gas explosion in a cafe in Kosovo

A large gas canister explosion ripped through a cafe in the city of Urosevac/Ferizaj in Kosovo, injuring dozens. Local authorities say that four people are in critical condition. Patients were rushed to Pristina for treatment due to the severity of the burns they sustained.

World 04.08.20 | 21:34

Dozens killed in an enormous explosion in Beirut

At least 25 people were killed in a massive explosion in the Lebanese capital of Beirut. An initial fire and explosions were reported in a building at the city port, after which a huge blast occurred, shattering windows across the city and creating a huge mushroom cloud. Panicked citizens feared a nuclear...

Macedonia 24.02.20 | 10:33

Romanovce gas cylinder tragedy claims fourth life, two other are in serious condition

A 59 year old man who was treated at the Emergency Clinic in Skopje following the gas cylinder explosion in the village of Romanovce, has died. Three children, aged 8, 9 and 11 died initially in the blast, and a 40 year old woman and a 10 year old are still treated with serious injuries. A pregnant 20...

Macedonia 23.02.20 | 20:14

Pendarovski extends condolences to family of dead children in Romanovce gas cylinder explosion

President Stevo Pendarovski extended Sunday his condolences to the family who lost three children in a gas cylinder explosion in the village of Romanovce in the Kumanovo region. Condolences to the family and relatives over the accident in the Kumanovo village of Romanovce in which three children were...

World 15.01.20 | 09:42

One dead, six injured in explosion at chemical facility in Spain

One person has died in an explosion at a chemical facility in Tarragona in north-eastern Spain. A total of six other people were injured in the incident, Catalonia’s Interior Minister Miquel Buch said on Tuesday, without revealing the identity of the victim. The company said one other person was missing,...

World 31.10.19 | 10:55

At least 73 killed on Pakistan train after gas stove explodes

At least 73 passengers died when a train travelling from the Pakistani city of Karachi to Rawalpindi caught fire, BBC reported. Minister for railways, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, said the fire was caused by the explosion of a gas cylinder being used by passengers cooking breakfast. The blaze is thought to have...

Macedonia 04.02.19 | 15:54

Mavrovka explosion was a grenade launcher attack

Yesterday evening’s attack on the Fontana coffee place in the Mavrovka shopping center in downtown Skopje was actually an attack with a rocked propelled grenade launcher. The attackers fired two grenades at the coffee place at 1:30AM, when it was closed and vacant. Windows in Fontana as well as...

World 02.01.19 | 13:09

Death toll from Russian building collapse rises as speculation swirls

Nineteen people are confirmed dead from the New Year’s Eve collapse of an apartment building in the Urals city of Magnitogorsk, as rescuers continue to pull bodies from the rubble in frigid conditions and speculation about the cause of the disaster swirls. The Russian Emergency Situations Ministry...

World 31.12.18 | 10:06

Three dead, 79 missing in Russia apartment block explosion

At least three people are dead and dozens missing after an explosion in an apartment building in southern Russia, state media reported cited by CNN. Six people had been pulled out of the rubble as of 9:50 a.m. local time in Magnitogorsk, an industrial city in Russia’s Chelyabinsk region near the border...

Balkans 27.12.18 | 09:31

Two injured after explosive device goes off outside church in central Athens

A homemade explosive mechanism blew up outside Aghios Dionysios church in the upscale Athenian district of Kolonaki on Thursday morning injuring a policeman and another man, Greek media reported. The device was placed inside a metallic box discovered by a church employee who notified police, according...