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Three dead in attack on Afghan jail, 25 injured

An attack on a jail compound in the Afghan city of Jalalabad killed at least three people and injured dozens, triggering heavy fighting in which scores of prisoners escaped, an official said. Sohrab Qaderi, a provincial council …

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Explosions hit military base in Baghdad

Two explosions hit a military base in Baghdad where Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces) and police forces are based, the Iraqi press office said. Iraq’s Security Media Cell said in a statement that two different …

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Explosion heard in western Tehran

An explosion was heard in western Tehran on Friday, the official IRIB news agency reported, citing online reports. There have been multiple explosions around military, nuclear and industrial facilities in the past week. IRIB did …

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Probe finds no sabotage in Turkish factory blast

The blast in Turkey's Sakarya at a fireworks factory last Friday that killed six people was not the result of sabotage or an attack, authorities announced. Authorities have launched an investigation into the incident and …

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Massive explosion reported east of Tehran

An explosion took place at an Iranian gas storage facility in an area which houses a sensitive military site near the capital Tehran, a defense ministry spokesman told state TV on Friday. The explosion took place in the “public …

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ATM exploded in Georgian village

An explosion occurred in the community center of the Chokhataur district (Guria region), Georgian media reported. The accident with the Liberty Bank ATM took place in the village of Kokhnari at 22:30 local time (21:30 Moscow time), …

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Ammunition depot east of Syria's Homs attacked

Explosions took place in a Syrian ammunition depot east of the central city of Homs on Friday, wounding five civilians who were passing near the base, the state TV reported. Citing Talal Barazi, the governor of Homs, the TV …

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Brewery explosion kills two in Russia's Pyatigorsk

Two people were killed as an explosion and fire ripped through a private brewery in Russia's Pyatigorsk, Stavropol region, the regional branch of the Russian Emergencies Ministry said. According to the statement, two bodies …

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Explosion in Raqqa kills  three

A car bomb exploded in a northern Syrian town along the border with Turkey on Saturday killing at least 3 people, Turkey's Defense Ministry said, AhlulBayt News Agency reports. The ministry said more than 20 people were …

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Explosions at armory in Turkey's Sanliurfa wound 17

Turkish officials say two explosions at an ammunition depot in southeast Turkey have injured 16 military personnel and one civilian. Gov. Abdullah Erin of Sanliurfa province has told reporters that the explosions …

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Six people injured in blast rocking Turkey's HPP

An explosion occurred this morning at a section of a hydroelectric power plant in Turkey’s Sivas province. Sivas governor Salih Ayhan said that three vehicles were submerged on a highway near the plant, which is located in …

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Blast in Yerevan apartment reported

A gas cylinder exploded in one of the apartments in Yerevan today, according to the Armenian Emergencies Ministry’s press service. Two fire brigades and an emergency response squad of the National Center for Crisis Management of …

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Another blast reported in Kazakhstan's Arys

Another explosion of an unknown substance was heard in the Kazakh city of Arys during the garbage incineration, assistant to the governor of Turkestan region Saken Kalkamanov said. One local received some minor …

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Why explosions heard in peaceful Siberia

The fire at an ammunition depot in the Krasnoyark Region’s Achinsky District has been extinguished, the Russian Defense Ministry reported today. "The fire at an ammunition depot of the Central Military District in the …

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