Two men were injured this morning, one severely so, after a fire broke out following an explosion inside a printing press building in the city neighbourhood of Coghlan, police sources informed.
A thirty-year-old man died after an unexplained explosion took place in his apartment, which caused him to fall out of his window from the eighth floor of his flat building. The incident took place along the central Colón Avenue in Mar del Plata, police sources informed.
The incident occurred at midday in the area of Guaymallén in Mendoza. There was a great cloud of smoke following the blast, and various crews were present, trying to calm down the flames.
A gas cylinder warehouse exploded in the Greater Buenos Aires area of José C. Paz and broke the wall of nearby house, polices sources said. Two people were injured, though none is in serious condition. Nine fire brigades were needed to put out the fire.
Saboteurs blew up a pipeline carrying gas from Egypt to Israel and Jordan, forcing a shutdown in the flow of gas, Egyptian security sources said.
Investigators have confirmed that ammonium nitrate was the trigger for the explosion at a West, Texas, fertilizer plant last month that left 14 people dead and some 200 injured, according to the Texas state fire marshal's office.
The fertilizer plant that exploded on Wednesday, obliterating part of a small Texas town and killing at least 14 people, had last year been storing 1,350 times the amount of ammonium nitrate that would normally trigger safety oversight by the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
President Barack Obama, standing before a line of flag-draped coffins, consoled family and friends at a memorial service for firefighters killed in a massive explosion last week at a Texas fertilizer plant.
An explosion in central Prague today, probably caused by gas, injured as many as 40 people, officials said, and neighboring buildings - including the National Theatre, had to be evacuated.
A nuclear test monitoring agency said today an unusual seismic event detected in North Korea showed "clear explosion-like characteristics" and suggested it occurred at about the same place as previous tests by the North.
More than 500 people were injured when a meteorite shot across the sky and exploded over central Russia today, sending fireballs crashing to Earth, shattering windows and damaging buildings.
The death toll in the West, Texas, explosion at a fertilizer plant has reached 14 people, Mayor Tommy Muska said.
An explosion hit a gas pipeline running from Egypt to Israel on Sunday, witnesses and state television reported.
An explosion killed several people in Aleppo and two blasts hit a Damascus highway today in further signs that rebels fighting to topple President Bashar al-Assad are shifting tactics towards homemade explosives.
Two suicide bombers killed three people outside a restaurant in the Somali capital today, residents said, underlining the serious security challenges the Horn of Africa nation faces.
The UN atomic agency is seeking information from France about today's explosion at a nuclear waste treatment site in the country's south, its head said.
The head of the media department of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula was killed in an air raid on militant outposts in Yemen, and gunmen retaliated by blowing up a gas export pipeline, Yemeni officials and residents said.
The death toll from a massive blast at an arms depot on an Iranian military base on Saturday has risen to 17, state broadcaster IRIB said on its website
Norwegian mass killer Anders Breivik is cooperating with interrogators, police said, but they declined to confirm media reports he had plans to attack the royal palace and Labour Party headquarters.
The Norwegian mass murderer will make his second court appearance today as relatives of the 69 people he gunned down gather on the island where they died, ahead of a national day of remembrance across the country.
A furnace exploded at the Marcoule nuclear waste treatment site in southern France, killing one person, but there was no leak of radioactive material outside the furnace, France's ASN nuclear safety watchdog said.
Two packages exploded in the mailrooms of two Maryland state government buildings, but no one was seriously injured, a federal law enforcement official said.
Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg stated today that Norwegian officials are now beginning to work with foreign intelligence agencies to find out whether there was any international involvement in the bomb attack and shooting that together have killed 91 people.
World leaders and politicians stepped out to comment on the attack on a Norwegian youth summer camp by a suspected far-right gunman which killed 91 people, hours after a bomb killed seven in Oslo yesterday.
At least 14 people have died and 80 people were injured at a blast at the Mexico City headquarters of state oil giant Pemex, Interior Minister Miguel Angel Osorio Chong said. The death toll could still rise, he told local television.
An explosion in a coal mine in northern Mexico killed seven miners, officials said, highlighting lax safety conditions in small mines that are often poorly regulated.
Six miners were killed in a coal mine collapse in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila on Friday, an emergency rescue team source said.
An explosion tore through Venezuela's biggest oil refinery early today, killing at least 24 people, wounding more than 50 and halting operations at the huge facility in the OPEC nation's worst industrial accident in recent memory.
Rescue teams found five bodies inside of a mine in the municipality of Sabinas, Northern Mexico. Fourteen workers were trapped and feared dead after an explosion at the coal mine.
At least ten people were injured today in an explosion at the Uruguay Labour Ministry located in the older area of Montevideo city, officials informed.
Two buildings partially collapsed after a violent explosion at downtown Río de Janeiro, next to the Teatro Municipal, one of the symbols of the City.
A huge explosion wrecked government buildings in central Oslo including Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg's office, killing at least 2 people and injuring several, witnesses at the scene said.