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Afghanistan: Kabul University hit by explosion

At least six people have been killed after a bomb detonated near university premises in Afghanistan‘s capital on Friday, officials said. Wahidullah Mayar, the Health Ministry spokesman, wrote on Twitter that another 27 people were wounded in Friday’s explosion. Reports said the blast took place near Kabul University’s southern entrance. There[…]

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Three injured in Worcester explosion

A tanker transporting liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) exploded in the industrial area of Worcester in the early hours of  Wednesday morning. Two people were left injured after a truck burst into flames at High and Church Road intersection in the small town. Firefighters from the Brede Fire Services battled the[…]

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Residents lash out at Denel management over explosion

Calls for a thorough investigation to be intensified continue to mount after eight people were killed in an explosion in Macassar near Somerset West on Monday night. A community meeting was held in the area Tuesday night to lend support to the victims of the explosion disaster at the Rheinmetall[…]

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Kabul death toll rises to 90

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has condemned the “cowardly” truck bomb attack that ripped through the heart of Kabul’s diplomatic district, killing at least 90 people and wounding hundreds. The powerful explosion on Wednesday was described by officials as “one of the biggest” to have hit the Afghan capital. The explosives[…]

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22 killed in blast outside Manchester concert

UK police on Tuesday raised the death toll in a blast at an Ariana Grande concert attended by thousands of young fans in Manchester, northern England, to at least 22 people, reiterating that they were treating it a “terrorist incident”. Ian Hopkins, chief constable for Great Manchester, said children were[…]

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6 injured in explosion in Vanguard Est

Police are investigating the circumstances around an explosion at a house in Vanguard estate in Athlone on Monday night, in which six teenagers were seriously injured. Paramedics responded to reports of a hand grenade explosion at a house in Goud Street in Vanguard Estate. On arrival, paramedics found that six people were[…]

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