Explosions

April 27, 2017 - 1:28 am
BEIRUT (AP) — A large explosion rocked the Syrian capital early Thursday, followed by a fire near the Damascus airport, Syrian opposition activists and a monitor said. The explosion was heard across the capital, jolting residents awake, the head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights Rami...
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April 26, 2017 - 10:14 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run agency says an explosion inside a van carrying university students in Istanbul has wounded seven people. Anadolu Agency said that the blast occurred Wednesday as the vehicle — a shuttle bus operated by a private university — was traveling on a highway on the...
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April 20, 2017 - 8:40 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A widow of a Richland County man who was killed in a plant explosion has filed a suit against his employer. News outlets report the widow of 63-year-old Alton Ray Zeigler, a retired master sergeant in the U.S. Army, filed a wrongful death suit in federal court Wednesday...
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A TV screen shows file footage of North Korea's ballistic missiles, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, April 16, 2017. A North Korean missile exploded during launch Sunday from the country's east coast, U.S. and South Korean officials said, a high-profile failure that comes as a powerful U.S. aircraft carrier approaches the Korean Peninsula in a show of force. The letters on the top read "North Korea's attempted missile launch failed." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
April 16, 2017 - 4:45 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the failed launch of a North Korean missile from the country's east coast (all times local): 5:45 p.m. A White House foreign policy adviser says the type of missile that North Korea tried to fire on Sunday was medium-range, and that it exploded 4-5 seconds...
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A window of Dortmund's team bus is damaged after an explosion before the Champions League quarterfinal soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and AS Monaco in Dortmund, western Germany, Tuesday, April 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
April 11, 2017 - 8:23 pm
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Three explosions went off near the team bus of Borussia Dortmund, one of Germany's top soccer clubs, as it set off for a Champions League quarterfinal match on Tuesday evening. One of Dortmund's players was injured. Police said they were working on the assumption that the...
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This photo from video by KCTV5 shows damage to the side of a building in the aftermath of a fatal explosion at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Independence, Mo., Tuesday, April 11, 2017. (KCTV5 via AP)
April 11, 2017 - 8:17 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An explosion Tuesday at a sprawling ammunition plant near Kansas City, Missouri, killed one worker and injured four others, the U.S. Army said. The blast at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Independence, just east of Kansas City, occurred in a building where chemicals...
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This photo from video by KCTV5 shows damage to the side of a building in the aftermath of a fatal explosion at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Independence, Mo., Tuesday, April 11, 2017. (KCTV5 via AP)
April 11, 2017 - 7:35 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An explosion Tuesday at a sprawling ammunition plant near Kansas City, Missouri, killed one worker and injured four others, the U.S. Army said. The blast at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Independence, just east of Kansas City, occurred in a building where chemicals...
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This photo from video by KCTV5 shows damage to the side of a building in the aftermath of a fatal explosion at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Independence, Mo., Tuesday, April 11, 2017. (KCTV5 via AP)
April 11, 2017 - 7:08 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An explosion Tuesday at a sprawling ammunition plant near Kansas City, Missouri, killed one worker and injured four others, the U.S. Army said. The blast at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Independence, just east of Kansas City, occurred in a building where chemicals...
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Head coach Thomas Tuchel, center, is surrouned by players after the bus of Borussia Dortmund was damaged after an explosion before the Champions League quarterfinal soccer match against AS Monaco in Dortmund, western Germany, Tuesday, April 11, 2017. (Carsten Linhoff/dpa via AP)
April 11, 2017 - 6:12 pm
DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the explosions near the bus carrying German soccer team Borussia Dortmund (all times local): 12:00 a.m. The head of European soccer's governing body is expressing shock over the explosive devices that damaged a team bus and left a player injured. UEFA...
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April 11, 2017 - 6:03 pm
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on an explosion at a Missouri military ammunition plant that killed one person and injured four others (all times local): 5 p.m. The ammunition plant in Missouri where one person was killed and four others were injured has been closed for the day while...
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