Explosion

  • Following a tip-off, police recover 4,200 detonators in Rohtas August 7, 2014

    Over 4,200 detonators were recovered on Thursday in Bihar's Rohtas district, police said. Rohtas Superintendent of Police Chandan Kumar Kushwaha said a huge quantity of explosives, including 4,225 detonators, 1,200 gelatin sticks and 15 kg ammonium nitrate, was recovered. Acting on a tip-off, a police team raided a house in Karbandia locality...
  • Explosives seized, two arrested during raid in Mirzapur August 3, 2014

    Explosives were on Sunday seized and two persons arrested during a raid in Ahraura area of Naxal-hit Mirzapur district in Uttar Pradesh. Acting on a tip off, a raid was carried out during which 2,160 gelatin rods and 3,000 detonators were seized, police said. Two persons have been arrested and were being...
  • Explosion at factory in eastern China kills 65: state media August 2, 2014

    Beijing: An explosion at a factory in eastern China on Saturday killed 65 people, a government broadcaster said, while more than 100 were injured in what appeared to be an industrial accident. The explosion in Kunshan, a city in the eastern province of Jiangsu, "has resulted in 65 deaths", state-broadcaster China...
  • 3,500 detonators recovered from Baraiahbag near Sasaram, 3 arrested August 1, 2014

    Over 3,500 detonators were recovered on Friday in Rohtas district, and three people have been arrested, police said. Rohtas Superintendent of Police Chandan Kumar Kushwaha said a huge quantity of explosives, including 3,550 detonators, 1,791 gelatin sticks and 5 kg ammonium nitrate were recovered. Acting on a tip-off, a police team raided...
  • Gas explosions kill 24, injure 271 in Taiwan August 1, 2014

    Kaohsiung: At least 24 people were killed and 271 others injured when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city overnight, hurling concrete through the air and blasting long trenches in the streets, authorities said on Friday. The series of explosions about midnight Thursday and early Friday struck a district...
  • Explosion near residence of Mizoram Parliament Secretary August 1, 2014

    Aizawl: A powerful explosion took place near the residence of the Mizoram Parliamentary Secretary for Home in Mission Veng locality early on Friday morning but there was no report of any casualty, police said. The explosion, suspected to be caused by gelatin, damaged the main gate and brick fencing of...
  • Explosives seized, five arrested July 31, 2014

    A large quantity of explosives was seized by the police following a raid conducted in Keshwari Barwadih village under Saraiya police station of the Maoist-affected Giridih district on Thursday. Superintendent of Police, Kanti Kumar told reporters that a police team seized 520 pieces of gelatin sticks during the raid and arrested...
  • Pune blast: CCTV footage obtained from parking lot where explosives were kept July 30, 2014

    Pune: The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) has obtained a CCTV footage from the parking lot from where the police bike carrying explosives had been stolen. The July 10 Pune blast case had left 5 injured. Though it was a low intensity blast in the heart of the city, the terror angle...
  • Explosion in closed coal mine near Dhanbad's Nirsa July 24, 2014

    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 July 21, 2014

    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 July 21, 2014

    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 July 20, 2014

    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 July 19, 2014

    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...