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Flash: Tianjin-Like Mysterious Blast in Shandong Chemical Factory Triggers Fire, 7 Killed

While the flames of Tiajin are still fresh in people’s minds, another large fire accident hit the Runxing Chemical plant in Zibo country of China, with seven people killed so far and flames still raging. Large flames are still visible at the site of the blast, while residential area is one kilometer from the affected plant. Chinese news agency Xinhua ...

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Men on Pakistani Boat not Smugglers but Terrorists, Insists Parrikar

The occupants of a Pakistani vessel that blew up and sank off the coast of Gujarat were “suspected terrorists”,  Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Monday. “I think they were suspected terrorists as they committed suicide. A normal boat even carrying drugs can surrender,” he told reporters on the sidelines of an event. “Why would smugglers stay in touch ...

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Search on for suspected terror boat’s wreck, security tightened

The search is on for the wreckage of the suspected Pakistani terror boat which blew itself up following a chase and surveillance has been increased along Gujarat coast, security officials said. Pakistan however rejected India’s claim and said no boat from Karachi had gone to the open sea. The dramatic incident — a reminder of the manner Pakistani terrorists sneaked ...

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NASA Cargo Spacecraft Explodes Minutes After Launch

In a shocking incident, an unmanned commercial rocket carrying crucial scientific cargo for the International Space Station (ISS) exploded moments after lift-off Tuesday evening. Orbital Sciences Corporation’s Antares rocket blew up over the launch complex at Wallops Island Facility in Virginia, just six seconds after lift-off. “While NASA is disappointed that Orbital Sciences’ third contracted re-supply mission to the International ...

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Pervez Musharraf’s convoy escapes blast in Pakistan

  Islamabad, April 3 : Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf narrowly escaped Thursday when a blast hit a bridge in Islamabad after his convoy had barely crossed it, police said. The blast at Faizabad bridge occurred early Thursday when Musharraf was en-route to his farmhouse in Chak Shahzad from the Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology (AFIC) in Rawalpindi, Dawn online ...

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