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Three U.N. soldiers killed in northern Mali explosion: peacekeeping mission

ABIDJAN (Reuters) – Three United Nations soldiers were killed and five others were seriously wounded by an explosive device that detonated as they were escorting a convoy in Mali, the West African nation’s peacekeeping mission said on Sunday.

Police release 911 tapes of Clinton explosion that killed 1 man

CLINTON —  Police said Leo Hinckley, the male injured in Thursday morning’s explosion at the Evergreen Springs complex, has died at Bridgeport Hospital as a result of injuries sustained in that event. 188 more words


Natural Wonder Lost to a Volcano

The stunning terraces of Lake Rotomahana were obliterated by a volcanic eruption in 1886, but geologists have now found traces of them hidden at the bottom of the lake… 2,072 more words


Oppau factory explosion

September 21, 1921
Oppau, Germany
An explosion at a factory producing ammonium nitrate kills between 500 to 600 and wounds another 2,000

The explosion’s exact cause is unknown as all involved died from the blast, but it’s believed to have been due to a practice of loosening ammonium nitrate (an explosive fertilizer) build-up with dynamite. 48 more words


Workers injured in explosion at steel plant in Wilton, Iowa

WILTON, Iowa — Multiple workers were injured in an explosion at Gerdau Ameristeel.

A spokesperson from the Wilton Police Department confirmed that the explosion happened around 10:30 p.m. 271 more words


Seven Dimensions: Chaos

There are Seven Dimensions within this universe through which light becomes life and gives life.  The Seven Steps describe how energy moves through life in a constant and continuous cycle.  81 more words


100 Words a Day #159

Sandy was already at the Sheriff’s office.  She was sitting in a chair, handcuffed, with her hands behind her.

‘Billy, are these cuffs really necessary?’ she asked the deputy. 72 more words