Latest Explosions News

Air raid sirens sound in Jerusalem as explosions are heard in the skies above

Apr. 13, 2024 19:02 PM EDT
JERUSALEM (AP) — Air raid sirens sound in Jerusalem as explosions are heard in the skies above.

Water guns are in full blast to mark Thai New Year festivities despite worries about heat wave

Apr. 13, 2024 10:05 AM EDT

It's water festival time in Thailand where many are marking the country's traditional New Year, splashing each other with colorful water guns and buckets in an often raucous celebration that draws thousands of people, even as this year the Southeast Asian nation marks record-high temperatures...

Wisconsin teen sentenced in bonfire explosion that burned at least 17

Apr. 12, 2024 08:38 AM EDT

MAPLE GROVE, Wis. (AP) — An 18-year-old who triggered a bonfire explosion that injured more than a dozen people at a backyard gathering in eastern Wisconsin has been sentenced to a year in jail and five years probation. Sam Armstrong appeared Thursday in Shawano County Court,...

Death toll from Italian hydroelectric plant explosion rises to 7 as the last bodies are recovered

Apr. 12, 2024 05:25 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Divers in northern Italy have recovered the last two bodies of workers killed by an explosion that collapsed and flooded several levels of an underground hydroelectric plant, bringing to seven the number of confirmed dead, officials said Friday. The explosion Tuesday at...

Divers discover 2 more bodies in Italian hydro powerplant explosion. Death toll hits 5

Apr. 11, 2024 09:52 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Divers in northern Italy discovered the bodies of two more workers who died in an explosion that collapsed and flooded several levels of an underground hydroelectric plant, bringing to five the number of confirmed dead, officials said Thursday. The explosion Tuesday at...

At least 1 critically injured in explosion and fire at French oil products factory

Apr. 10, 2024 15:25 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — An explosion followed by a fire Wednesday at a French factory treating dangerous substances left at least one person critically injured, according to local authorities. The cause of the explosion, which sent a huge cloudburst of gray smoke over the area, is being...

6 northern European nations sign a deal to protect North Sea infrastructure from hostile actors

Apr. 09, 2024 04:42 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Six northern Europe countries bordering the North Sea said Tuesday that they have signed an agreement to work together to protect underwater infrastructure in the northern part of the Atlantic Ocean from an increased risk of sabotage. The Danish Ministry...

House explosion in New Hampshire leaves 1 dead and 1 injured

Apr. 04, 2024 17:37 PM EDT

DERRY, N.H. (AP) — A house explosion in New Hampshire on Thursday amid a spring storm left one woman dead and a second person injured, authorities said. Derry Fire Chief Shawn Haggart said his department received reports of an explosion and responded to find a house fully engulfed...

People jump into the sea to escape raging ferry fire in Gulf of Thailand. All 108 on board are safe

Apr. 04, 2024 03:08 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Panicked passengers jumped into the sea to escape a raging ferry fire in the Gulf of Thailand early Thursday, and all 108 people on board were safe. The overnight ferry from Surat Thani province was about to arrive at Koh Tao, a popular tourist destination off the...

Russia's top investigative agency is investigating shooting and explosions at Moscow concert hall as a terrorist attack

Mar. 22, 2024 15:11 PM EDT
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's top investigative agency is investigating shooting and explosions at Moscow concert hall as a terrorist attack.