Explosion

  • 15 IEDs, three pressure bombs recovered by security forces in Bastar 10-04-2014 12:33 PM

    A huge haul of explosives, including 15 IEDs and three pressure bombs, were on Thursday recovered by security forces from separate places averting a massive strike in the Naxal-hit Bastar Parliamentary seat, where about 15 per cent of the electorate cast their votes in the initial hours of polling. The...
  • Maoists trigger series of explosions in Latehar before polling 10-04-2014 09:42 AM

    Maoists exploded a series of landmines in the forests of Latehar district and exchanged gunfire with security personnel early on Thursday before the polling began for the Chatra Lok Sabha seat in Jharkhand. The landmines were exploded at around 1.30 am, half a km from a picket under Barwadih police...
  • IEDs recovered in Palamu ahead of Lok Sabha polls 08-04-2014 11:32 PM

    Barely two days before the first phase of polling in Jharkhand, two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) were recovered from Dema village under Harihargunj police station in naxal-affected Palamau district on Tuesday. Superintendent of Police YS Ramesh said the recovery of the IEDs, weighing 10 kgs and 5 kgs, was made...
  • Bihar: 2 policemen killed in IED blast outside police station 07-04-2014 03:06 PM

    Patna: Two policemen were allegedly killed in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast outside a police station in Bihar. The blast took place outside Dhibra police station in Aurangabad. Officials said that another policeman was injured. The blast happened when policemen were trying to defuse the IED recovered on Sunday...
  • Bombs and explosives recovered from Bhagalpur 06-04-2014 02:57 PM

    In a major haul, 63 country-made bombs and five kilograms of explosives were seized during a raid in Bhagalpur late on Saturday night. Bhagalpur SSP Rajesh Kumar said that the police raid, a part of the security drive conducted before the polls, was conducted following a tip-off that gangster Shambhu...
  • 25-kg IED found in Kondagaon, Naxal hand suspected 04-04-2014 07:38 PM

    A 25-kg IED, suspected to have been planted by Naxals to target polling staff and security forces during the Lok Sabha polls, was recovered in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon district, police said today. A detonator and 70m wire were also recovered from the spot in the Maoist-affected district yesterday. A team of...
  • Two tiffin bombs recovered, Maoist hand suspected 02-04-2014 11:54 PM

    Two tiffin bombs, suspected to be planted by Maoists to target security forces during upcoming Lok Sabha elections, were found at separate places in the insurgency-hit region of Chhattisgarh, police said on Wednesday. "A tiffin-bomb of 20 kgs was found on a road under Daundi police station limits of Balod...
  • 1 killed, 3 including factory owner injured as boiler explodes 02-04-2014 10:52 AM

    A factory worker was killed and three others were injured when a boiler exploded in the factory in Bikaner district, police said. The incident occurred in the factory making 'rasgulla' (sweet) in Kolgate area. The four victims were admitted to a hospital, where worker Sanjay Singh, hailing from Bihar, succumbed...
  • Man commits suicide by blowing himself up with mining explosive 01-04-2014 07:55 AM

    A 35-year-man allegedly committed suicide by blowing himself up with mining explosive in Rajsamand district of Rajasthan on Monday. Bhoparam, driver working at a mine, had been in depression for some time, they said. He tied the explosive around his upper body and connected it with a live wire which...
  • J&K: Army averts tragedy, neutralises IED in the nick of time 29-03-2014 11:49 AM

    Srinagar: The Army averted a possible tragedy on Saturday when they recovered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) on the Srinagar-Baramulla highway. The road opening party detected the explosive at the Bemina locality while on a patrol. The bomb disposal squad neutralised the landmine and traffic was restored on the highway....
  • 7,000 kg ammonium nitrate meant for illegal mining seized from a makeshift house 15-03-2014 10:27 AM

    About 7,000 kg of explosive ammonium nitrate that was to be used for blasting in in illegal mining in Rajasthan's Alwar was seized Friday, police said. Superintendent of Police Vikas Kumar said that the seizure was made from Chopanaki area in Alwar district, some 150 km from Jaipur. "Illegal mining...
  • NIA chargesheet names Bhatkal, Akthar in Hyderabad twin blasts 14-03-2014 09:28 PM

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed charge sheet against top Indian Mujahideen operatives, Yasin Bhatkal and Asadullah Akhtar in the February 2013 twin blast case. IM had hatched a high-level conspiracy to wage a war against India and carried out the blasts in Hyderabad to create terror in...
  • Madurai: Bomb explodes near mosque, no casualty 14-03-2014 09:59 AM

    Madurai: A low-intensity bomb exploded in front of a mosque at Nelpettai in Madurai on Friday. No casualty was reported, police said, adding a two wheeler parked there was damaged in the explosion. The area has been cordoned off and investigations are on with the help of experts. Last month...
  • Eight workers injured in explosion at mill 13-03-2014 11:04 PM

    An explosion in the coal mixer of a rolling mill on Bulandshahr road here left eight workers injured, police said on Thursday. The incident took place on Wednesday and a case was registered against the factory owner by a relative of one of the injured workers on Thursday. The factory...
  • Five injured while defusing landmine 13-03-2014 07:02 PM

    Five persons, including four policemen, were injured on Thursday when a landmine being defused exploded on the border of Palamau and Chatra districts. Three personnel of the Palamau district police, one of the Chatra district police and a civilian were injured, when the land mine exploded while being defused, Deputy...
  • Three dead, 63 injured in building explosion in New York 13-03-2014 10:37 AM

    At least three people have died and 63 have been injured due to a massive explosion on Wednesday due to a suspected gas leak in New York. The explosion leveled two apartment buildings in Manhattan's East Harlem area. Authorities have prima facie ruled out a terror angle. 10 people are...
  • Police arrest two PLFI ultras from different places, seize explosives 10-03-2014 11:51 PM

    Two People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) ultras including a sub-zonal commander of Eastern region were arrested from two differentplaces in Naxal-affected Khunti district, police on Monday said. Jitendra Patar Munda alias Jitan Munda alias Prasantji, a sub-zonal commander of PLFI and Lalit Sahu were arrested by the security personnel...
  • Maoist leader arrested, huge ammunition seized in Palamu 10-03-2014 05:49 PM

    A huge quantity of arms and ammunition were seized from Ankit Yadav, CPI (Maoist) sub-zonal commander and his associate Sahid Ansari in the jungle area under Panki Police Station in Palamu district on Monday. Both were arrested during the anti-Naxal operation launched in view of the forthcoming general polls, SP...
  • Cache of explosives recovered from Mandai forest in Balaghat 06-03-2014 12:16 AM

    A cache of explosives was recovered from Mandai forest area in naxal-infested Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh, police said on Wednesday. Acting on a tip-off, police searched Mandai forest area on Chilpi road bordering Chhattisgarh on Tuesday and recovered an iron container, two batteries (12 volt), an electronic detonator, TNT...
  • Baghdad motorbike blast, other attacks kill 52 in Iraq 28-02-2014 12:13 PM

    At least 52 people were killed Wednesday as a motorcycle rigged with explosives detonated in Baghdad's Sadr City and terrorists targeted mostly Shi'ite neighbourhoods around the country. The motorcycle was parked in a second-hand bike market in the Shi'ite Muslim neighbourhood that was filled with people, mostly young men, when...
  • One killed, two injured in factory explosion 24-02-2014 10:30 PM

    One person was on Monday killed and two others were seriously injured when an explosion took place in a steel casting factory in the industrial area in Muzaffarnagar, police said. The deceased has been identified as 21-year-old Purit Agarwal while the injured as Gopal and Rahul, who are in serious...
  • Hyderabad airport put on red alert after threat letter 21-02-2014 12:39 PM

    New Delhi: The Hyderabad international airport was on Friday put on high alert after an anonymous letter threatening that explosives will be used and transported through a flight was received at the facility. Sources said the Chief Airport Security Officer (CASO) of the sprawling complex received the letter which threatened...
  • Four powerful explosions in Manipur on Republic Day, no casualty 26-01-2014 05:23 PM

    Republic Day celebrations in Manipur on Sunday were marred by four powerful bomb explosions despite the strict security measures in view of the boycott call given by terrorist outfits. No casualty was, however, reported in connection with the explosions, official sources said. Two bombs exploded in the capital complex near...
  • CRPF officer injured in blast in Sukma 11-01-2014 06:04 PM

    A CRPF officer was on Saturday injured in an IED explosion in the Naxal hotbed of Sukma in south Bastar in Chhattisgarh. 26-year-old Sub-Inspector Jatin was patrolling the forests of Chintagufa along with his men to sanitise the area for the movement of other police convoys when an Improvised Explosive...
  • Palestinian ambassador to Czech Republic dies in blast 01-01-2014 08:49 PM

    Police say an explosion in Prague has killed the Palestinian ambassador in the Czech Republic. Ambassador Jamel al-Jamal was in his apartment with his family at the time of the explosion on Wednesday, according to Palestinian Embassy spokesman Nabil El-Fahel. Al-Jamal was seriously injured and rushed to a hospital, where...
  • Pakistan: Explosives found outside Pervez Musharraf's house 30-12-2013 03:15 PM

    Five packets of explosives were found on Monday near former Pakistani military ruler Gen Pervez Musharraf's farmhouse here, days after explosives were discovered on the road he was to take to a court. According to the police, explosives were recovered from the green belt on Park Road near Chak Shahzad...
  • Another blast rips through Russia's Volgograd, leaves 15 dead 30-12-2013 11:14 AM

    At least 15 people were killed when a bomb blast ripped through a trolleybus on Monday in the second deadly attack in the Russian city of Volgograd in two days, law enforcement authorities said. The explosion came a day after a suicide bomber killed at least 16 people in the...
  • 3 women killed in a blast at quarry 26-12-2013 12:55 PM

    Three women were on Thursday killed when explosives went off in a quarry at Arjundah village in Pakur district, the police said. The explosives are used for stone mining and the police suspect that an explosive device planted for mining purpose earlier went off when the women went to the...
  • Buildings evacuated at Harvard after report of explosives 16-12-2013 08:40 PM

    Harvard University on Monday evacuated four buildings at the heart of its centuries-old campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, after warning students of unconfirmed reports that explosives had been planted. The Ivy League school said it evacuated the Science Center, Thayer, Sever and Emerson Halls. "Out of an abundance of caution, the...
  • Probe team grills TISCO fuel plant consultant in gas holder explosion case 12-12-2013 10:23 AM

    A consultant of Fuel Management Plant of Tata Steel was on Wednesday grilled by the investigating team looking into the company's LD gas holder explosion, which claimed the life of one employee and injured ten others about a month ago. "We have questioned the consultant (Fuel Management plant) of Tata...