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Punjab: 21 killed, 26 injured in blast in firecracker unit

Chandigarh: At least 21 people were killed and 26 injured in an explosion following a blaze at an unauthorised firecracker manufacturing unit in a densely-populated residential area in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district on Wednesday, an official said. Two people are still missing. The dead included the firecracker manufacturing unit’s owner and his son. Rescue workers, including […]

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11 injured in blast inside moving passenger train in Assam’s Udalguri

Guwahati : At least 11 persons were injured in an explosion inside Kamakhya-Dekargaon Intercity Express in Udalguri, news agency ANI reported. The explosion took place in the running train at around 6.45 pm, the agency reported further. Police say on 11 persons injured in an explosion inside Kamakhya-Dekargaon Intercity Express in Udalguri, "explosion took place […]

Blast kills 30 people in Pakistan

Islamabad :  At least 30 people were killed and over 40 injured when a blast ripped through a marketplace in Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province on Friday. The explosion apparently took place near an imambargah in Orakzai tribal district’s Kalaya Bazaar, Dawn reported. “The remote-controlled bomb was attached to a motorcycle,” security sources were quoted by Geo […]

3 killed in Germany house explosion

Berlin : At least three people were killed in an explosion in a house in the German city of Bremen, police said on Thursday. The blast occurred at the attic of the house at Huchting district at around 04.30 a.m, local media Focus Online quoted a police spokeswoman as saying. A 41-year-old woman and her […]

CRPF trooper injured in Chhattisgarh blast

Dantewada : A CRPF trooper was seriously injured in a blast in this Maoist-affected Chhattisgarh district on Friday, an official said. Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Additional Superintendent of Police Gorakhnath Baghel said M.M. Ramesh of the 231st Battalion was injured in the pressure bomb blast on the Aranpur-Jagarkunda road in the district. Ramesh, who was […]