Explosion

  • Explosion in closed coal mine near Dhanbad's Nirsa 17 hours 4 minutes ago

    Explosion followed by emission of flame and smoke in a closed incline of Lakshmimata open cast mine of Eastern Coalfields Limited near Nirsa, about 45 km from here in Jharkhand was reported on Wednesday, police said. The incident occurred around 4 am to 5 am, they said. After getting information of...
  • Coimbatore: Explosive like object dug out near temple creates tension 2 days ago

    Coimbatore: Recovery of a suspicious object, resembling an explosive, near the famous Bhadrakaliamman temple at Mettupalayam in Kerala created tension in the area, police said on Monday. The object, an ice cream ball filled with some powder and a few steel balls inside, surfaced when the workers...
  • Trader arrested for supplying explosives to Naxals 3 days ago

    Two persons, including a Bhilai-based businessman, have been arrested for allegedly supplying materials used for making arms and ammunition to Naxals in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Sukma district, police said in Raipur. Businessman Yogesh Vardani and Ramadhar Verma, a driver who hails from Kerlapal areal of Sukma, were arrested on Saturday night on...
  • Explosive materials found in scrap containers at Jaipur's Kanakpura railway station 3 days ago

    Explosive materials used for military purposes have been found in few containers of scrap at Kanakpura station in Jaipur, police said. "The containers came from Angola in southern Africa through a Singapore-based company Sunagro International and were found during a check at the station from July 1 to July 15," Investigating...
  • Weapons hidden by Maoists in jungle found 4 days ago

    The police today recovered huge quantity of arms and explosives hidden by Maoist ultras in a jungle in Rohtas district. Superintendent of Police Chandan Kumar Kushwaha said during combing operation in the jungle near Madhukupiya village under Chutia police station, policemen found weapons hidden by Maoists. The arms recovered include three rifles,...
  • IED blast in Imphal injures seven July 12, 2014

    Imphal: An IED blast rocked west Imphal on Saturday morning injuring as many as seven people. Amongst the injured is also a child. Reports say that the attack was carried out by terrorists who were targeting security personnel in the area. This is the second such incident in a month's time....
  • Huge cache of explosives recovered July 11, 2014

    Police on Friday recovered a huge cache of explosives from Mahoba district. Seven sacks containing 2018 dynamite rods, 3000 detonators and wires were recovered during a vehicle inspection exercise by the police, a statement from the DGP's office said. Acting on a tip-off that heavy explosives are being transported into the city,...
  • Owner killed in an explosion at plastic sheet factory, 2 others injured June 28, 2014

    A factory owner was killed and two others were injured following a blast in a plastic sheet manufacturing unit in Govindpura Industrial area in Bhopal, police said on Saturday. The incident occurred on Friday evening when the unit owner identified as Devendra Gupta (40) accidentally mixed a chemical with another resulting...
  • Gas leak, blast at ship breaking yard in Bhavnagar, 5 dead, 10 injured June 28, 2014

    Bhavnagar: Five persons were killed and ten others injured after an explosion occurred at the Alang ship breaking yard in Bhavnagar district in Gujarat. The blast was triggered by a gas leak at plot no 140, where ship breaking working was in progress. The injured labourers have been shifted to...
  • Blast at a GAIL gas pipeline in Andhra Pradesh, 14 dead June 27, 2014

    East Godavari: Fourteen people have been reportedly killed and several injured in an explosion that occurred at an 18-inch pipeline of GAIL near an ONGC refinery complex in Nagaram in the East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh. 12-13 bodies have been recovered from the blast site. The death toll is...
  • Police seize huge cache of explosives near Nakhnol June 23, 2014

    A huge cache of explosives including Gelatin rods, detonators and electric wire coils were seized from a car at Nakhnol in Alwar district here, police said on Monday. Acting on a tip-off, police chased the car and seized ten detonators, 221 gelatin rods, 250 metre of red colour fuse wire, and...
  • 17 Chinese soldiers killed in armoury explosion June 18, 2014

    Beijing: At least 17 Chinese soldiers have been killed in an accidental explosion at an armoury in central China's Hunan Province. The accident occurred on Tuesday at Hengyang City in Hunan as soldiers were piling up ammunition, state-run Xinhua news agency said in a brief report. No cause for the...
  • 145 kgs explosives found in a car in PM's Lok Sabha constituency June 14, 2014

    Varanasi: The Uttar Pradesh Police on Saturday found large amount of explosives in a car in Varanasi during a search operations. Police sources say almost 145 kg Ammonium Nitrate was recovered from the car. The car was coming from Allahabad and was stopped at a toll gate outside the...
  • Manipur: One injured in a low intensity blast in Imphal June 14, 2014

    Imphal: A low intensity blast rocked Imphal on Saturday afternoon injuring one person. The blast took place in Moirangkhom Sougaijam Leikai in the capital city. (More details awaited) ...
  • Three persons die in cylinder explosion June 9, 2014

    Three persons, including two brothers, were killed when a gas cylinder exploded in Kotwali area in Hathras, police said. The incident took place late on Sunday night when Bhagwan Swaroop alias Mauni Baba (40), his brother Subhash (45) and Kunwar Pal Sharma (65) were injured while preparing food in Bagichi locality,...
  • Hyderabad: 1 dead, 5 injured while escaping from gas cylinder blast June 8, 2014

    Hyderabad: At least one person was killed and five others injured after a group of panic-stricken persons fell off a temple wall while they were witnessing a gas cylinder explosion and the resultant fire at Nimboliadda area here tonight, police said. According to Kachiguda police, there was an explosion and the...
  • Two suspected Naxals carrying 5-kg IED arrested June 6, 2014

    Security forces today apprehended two persons suspecting them to be Maoists and recovered an improvised bomb from them in the Naxal-hit Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh. Officials said an operation under the command of CRPF was undertaken early today around the Koyalnara village of the district in which the duo were nabbed...
  • Inter-state gang illegally supplying explosives busted June 5, 2014

    The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Bihar Police on Thursday claimed to have busted an inter-state gang illegally supplying explosives allegedly to anti-social elements. The CID sleuths had arrested an explosives retailer from Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. Additional Director General of Police Headquarters (ADGP-HQ), Ravinder Kumar said the arrest...
  • Five children injured in cracker explosion in Shrawasti June 3, 2014

    Five children were injured on Tuesday in a fireworks explosion in Shrawasti with villagers claiming that the kids were imitating a movie scene shot in the area some time back. The children had collected the left over crackers after a wedding. They filled them in a bottle and set it afire, leading...
  • IED expert of outlawed CPI(M) arrested in Bijapur June 3, 2014

    An improvised explosive device (IED) expert of the outlawed Communist Party of India (Maoist) who was wanted in several cases, was arrested on Tuesday in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, police said in Raipur. Hapka Sanno (30), a native of Pendorma village of the region, was nabbed by the Central Reserve Police...
  • Manipur: Two dead, 19 others injured in IED blast May 29, 2014

    Imphal: Two people died and as many as 19 others got injured in an explosion that rocked Imphal on Friday evening. IEDs were used in the blast. The blast took place in West District's Singjamei at around 5:30 pm. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has spoken to Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi...
  • Five IEDs planted by Naxals to harm security personnel during polls recovered in Dantewada May 22, 2014

    Five improvised explosive devices (IEDs), suspected to have planted by Naxals to harm security personnel during just-held parliamentary polls, were recovered on Thursday in insurgency-hit Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh, police said. The joint team of security personnel found five IEDs – four of 5 kgs each and a 15 kg one...
  • Ghaziabad police seize detonators after explosion in Prem Nagar May 19, 2014

    Ghaziabad police have recovered a stock of detonators from a scrap store after an explosion rocked Prem Nagar locality of Loni town in this district, police said Monday. The scrap store belonged to Ram Prakash whose two sons -- Rinku (13) and Shivam (9) -- were critically injured Sunday when the...
  • Goa explosion: Terror angle ruled out, Karnataka Police joins probe May 9, 2014

    Panaji: The Goa Police has ruled out a terror angle in the explosion that took place in Madgaon, Goa on Thursday. Preliminary investigation reveals it was a "gauti bomb" which exploded and killed one person, injured two others. A team of the National Security Guard has left for the spot from...
  • Villager injured in bomb explosion triggered by Naxals May 8, 2014

    A villager was seriously injured when a pressure bomb laid by Naxals on Thursday exploded in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district, police said. The bomb exploded when the victim, Churan Lal, a native of Balod district, was going to work in a field in the restive Kurri village under Korar police station limits...
  • Crude bomb explosion in Tamil Nadu, 4 injured May 3, 2014

    Chidambaram: Four persons were injured when a country-made bomb exploded in a residential area on Saturday, sparking tension in this temple town in Tamil Nadu, which is on high alert after the twin blasts on Kaziranga Express in Chennai on Thursday that claimed a woman's life. The incident occurred in a...
  • Suspected gas explosion in a US jail, 2 dead, over 100 injured May 2, 2014

    Washington: Two inmates were killed and more than 100 were injured in a suspected gas explosion at a jail in the US state of Florida, authorities said. The blast that took place at about 11 pm on Wednesday at the Escambia County Jail. It also caused the jail building to...
  • Indian Mujahideen operative Ashraf Ali arrested May 2, 2014

    An Indian Mujahideen operative was on Thursday arrested in Tamil Nadu in connection with IM's sleeper module in Rajasthan which was bust by the state ATS and Delhi Police special cell in March. 40-year-old Ashraf Ali, who was arrested by the Rajasthan ATS, is the main accused in setting up and...
  • Bangalore-Guwahati Express blasts: List of the dead and injured May 1, 2014

    Bangalore: One woman died and 14 others were injured in twin blasts inside the Bangalore-Guwahati Express train at Chennai Central Railway Station on Thursday morning. The South Western Railway, Public Relations Office, Bangalore Division said that out of the 14 injured, two are serious and have been operated upon. The dead...
  • Chennai Central Railway Station blasts: First person accounts May 1, 2014

    Chennai: Twin blasts in the Bangalore-Guwahati Express at the Chennai Central Railway Station on Thursday left one woman dead and 14 others injured. Passengers complained that there was no security in the train or at the station at the time of the blast. Following are two accounts of the blasts...