Latest Explosions News

Explosion injures 2 workers at US Steel near Detroit

Jan. 19, 2022 19:13 PM EST

ECORSE, Mich. (AP) — An explosion from a gas leak injured two workers Wednesday at a U.S. Steel Corp. plant in suburban Detroit, officials said. The Pittsburgh-based company confirmed that both people hurt were employees. The incident occurred in the main plant boiler at the Great...

1 killed, 8 hurt as suspected gas explosion hits Bronx home

Jan. 19, 2022 09:48 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A suspected gas explosion partially collapsed a home in the Bronx, setting the structure ablaze and killing a woman and injuring eight other people, including five police officers, officials said. The blast happened around 11 a.m. at a home on a block of three-story...

Oil flow resumes at Iraq-Turkey pipeline following blast

Jan. 19, 2022 06:47 AM EST

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A pipeline that carries oil from Iraq to world markets resumed operating Wednesday after an explosion in southeastern Turkey forced it to shut down for several hours. No one was hurt in the explosion late Tuesday near the town of Pazarcik in Kahramanmaras...

EXPLAINER: Why Tonga eruption was so big and what's next

Jan. 19, 2022 01:04 AM EST

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — People around the world looked on in awe at the spectacular satellite images of an undersea volcano erupting in a giant mushroom cloud in the Pacific. Many wondered why the blast was so big, how the resulting tsunami traveled so far, and what will happen next. New...

Blast kills 3 sailors on Indian navy ship docked in Mumbai

Jan. 18, 2022 21:48 PM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — An explosion on an Indian navy ship killed three sailors Tuesday, the defense ministry said. It is unclear whether others were injured or what caused the blast. The crew on the INS Ranvir acted quickly to bring the situation under control and no major damage has...

Man, dog killed in house explosion in Harbor Springs

Jan. 18, 2022 12:03 PM EST

HARBOR SPRING, Mich. (AP) — An explosion in northern Michigan killed a man and his dog and destroyed a house early Tuesday, authorities said. The explosion occurred in Harbor Springs in Emmet County. The man was 73 years old and from suburban Detroit, upnorthlive.com...

Abu Dhabi police say drones may have caused an explosion on three oil tankers and minor fire at airport extension

Jan. 17, 2022 04:51 AM EST
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Abu Dhabi police say drones may have caused an explosion on three oil tankers and minor fire at airport extension.

Nebraska men sentenced for company's safety violations

Jan. 14, 2022 19:02 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha company and two of its owners were sentenced Friday to federal prison for knowingly violating worker safety standards, leading to an explosion that killed two workers. Nebraska Railcar Cleaning Services; Steven Michael Braithwaite, president and owner...

At least 8 killed, 9 wounded in Somalia explosion, doctor says, as witnesses report UN convoy appeared to be the target

Jan. 12, 2022 07:00 AM EST
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — At least 8 killed, 9 wounded in Somalia explosion, doctor says, as witnesses report UN convoy appeared to be the target.

Large explosion outside Somalia's main international airport has caused deaths and injuries, emergency responder says

Jan. 12, 2022 05:30 AM EST
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Large explosion outside Somalia's main international airport has caused deaths and injuries, emergency responder says.