Building explosions

Emergency personnel stay in front of an apartment building in Blankenburg, Germany, Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. Police say that one person has been killed and around 25 injured in an explosion at an apartment block in eastern Germany. (Matthias Bein/dpa via AP)
December 13, 2019 - 7:05 am
BERLIN (AP) — One person was killed and around 1 5 injured in an explosion at an apartment building in eastern Germany on Friday, according to police. The explosion occurred in the apartment of a 78-year-old man, who was identified by police as the person who died, German news agency dpa reported...
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Firefighters on a ladder try to extinguish a fire in a 12-storey apartment block after a gas explosion in Presov, Slovakia, Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. Officials say a gas explosion in an apartment block in Slovakia has killed at least five people and others are trapped on the roof of the building. Firefighters say the explosion occurred in a 12-story building in the city of Presov shortly after noon on Friday. (Frantisek Ivan/TASR via AP)
December 06, 2019 - 10:20 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — A gas explosion in an apartment building in eastern Slovakia killed at least five people and injured more than 40 Friday. Firefighters rescued people trapped in the building, which officials said is still in danger of collapse. The explosion occurred toward the top of...
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A fire burns as a gas explosion severely damaged a 12th storey apartment building in Presov, Slovakia, Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. The firefighters said the explosion occurred between the ninth and 12th storey and witnesses told them several people have escaped to the roof. Authorities didn't immediately confirm any injuries or fatalities. (AP Photo/Police of Slovakia/HO)
December 06, 2019 - 8:55 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — A gas explosion in an apartment building in eastern Slovakia killed at least five people Friday. Firefighters said other people are trapped on the roof as the building burns and is in danger of collapse. The explosion took place in the 12-story building in the city of...
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A fire burns as a gas explosion severely damaged a 12th storey apartment building in Presov, Slovakia, Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. The firefighters said the explosion occurred between the ninth and 12th storey and witnesses told them several people have escaped to the roof. Authorities didn't immediately confirm any injuries or fatalities. (AP Photo/Police of Slovakia/HO)
December 06, 2019 - 8:49 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Officials say a gas explosion in an apartment block in Slovakia has killed at least five people and others are trapped on the roof of the building. Firefighters say the explosion occurred in a 12-story building in the city of Presov shortly after noon on Friday.
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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., left, talks with ranking member Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., during a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on the constitutional grounds for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. (Drew Angerer/Pool photo via Getty Images North America)
December 04, 2019 - 11:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee's first impeachment hearing quickly burst into partisan infighting Wednesday as Democrats charged that President Donald Trump must be removed from office for enlisting foreign interference in U.S. elections and Republicans angrily retorted there were...
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The Albanian army uses a remote-controlled explosion to demolish a building in the western port city of Durres, Albania, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. A remote-controlled explosion has demolished the six-storied building considered threatening after being damaged from the 6.4 magnitude earthquake in Albania. A quake a week ago killed 51 persons, injured more than 3,000 people, and damaged more than 11,000 buildings. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina)
December 03, 2019 - 12:21 pm
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — A remote-controlled explosion has demolished a six-story building considered a threat after it was damaged in a 6.4-magnitude earthquake in Albania. Tuesday’s demolition was done by the army in the western port city of Durres following the quake a week ago that killed 51...
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Brian Kessel observes his broken windows on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, in Port Neches, Texas. Kessel's windows got shattered by an explosion at the TPC Group chemical plant. He said he is unharmed. (Marie D. De Jesús/Houston Chronicle via AP)
November 27, 2019 - 3:12 pm
PORT NECHES, Texas (AP) — Three workers were injured early Wednesday in a massive explosion at a Texas chemical plant that also blew out the windows and doors of nearby homes. Firefighters worked to contain a blaze that erupted after the blast at the TPC Group plant and sent a large plume of smoke...
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Brian Kessel observes his broken windows on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, in Port Neches, Texas. Kessel's windows got shattered by an explosion at the TPC Group chemical plant. He said he is unharmed. (Marie D. De Jesús/Houston Chronicle via AP)
November 27, 2019 - 2:08 pm
PORT NECHES, Texas (AP) — Three workers were injured early Wednesday in a massive explosion at a Texas chemical plant that also blew out the windows and doors of nearby homes. Firefighters worked to contain a blaze that erupted after the blast at the TPC Group plant and sent a large plume of smoke...
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November 27, 2019 - 9:41 am
PORT NECHES, Texas (AP) — Three workers were injured early Wednesday in a massive explosion at a Texas chemical plant that also blew out the windows and doors of nearby homes. The fire continued to burn Wednesday morning at the TPC Group plant, after the blast sent a large plume of smoke that...
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November 27, 2019 - 9:02 am
PORT NECHES, Texas (AP) — Three workers were injured early Wednesday in a massive explosion at a Texas chemical plant that also blew out the windows and doors of nearby homes. The fire continued to burn Wednesday morning at the TPC Group plant, after the blast sent a large plume of smoke that...
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