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Police official investigates a collapsed Madarasa building after a massive explosion took place, in Banka district, Bihar.

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Rescue and relief works underway after an explosion at an oxygen refilling plant in Chinhat area of Lucknow.

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Police inspect the site after an explosion at an oxygen refilling plant in Chinhat area of Lucknow.

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Locals gather near charred remains of vehicles after a fire at a cracker shop in Latheri, near Katpadi in Vellore district. Three persons, including two children were allegedly killed in the fire.

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Police with a sniffer dog inspect the site of an explosion which took place in an illegal firecracker factory, in Bijnor.

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People gather near the debris of a house that was blown up after a blast at Khirkiya village in Giridih district. Four persons of a family lost their lives in the explosion.

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Police officers stand guard near a church where an explosion went off in Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia.

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In this photo provided by Russian Emergency Ministry Press Service, Emergency Ministry employees work at the scene of a powerful explosion in Vladikavkaz, Russia. A gas explosion has destroyed a supermarket building in Vladikavkaz, a city in southern Russia, local officials said. Russian news agencies reported that no one appeared to be wounded in the blast.

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Injured workers after an explosion ripped through a fireworks factory near Sattur, in Virudhunagar district. At least 11 workers were killed and 36 injured.

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In this handout photo provided by Russian Emergency Ministry Press Service, Emergency Ministry employees work at a scene of a powerful explosion in Vladikavkaz, Russia. A gas explosion has destroyed a supermarket building in Vladikavkaz, a city in southern Russia, local officials said. Russian news agencies reported that no one appeared to be wounded in the blast.

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Relatives of the victims of the Beirut port explosion hold portraits of their loved ones who were killed in Beirut, Lebanon. The vigil at the seaport main entrance, marked six months since the blast that killed more than 200 people and injured thousands. The Arabic words on poster read "Who brought nitrates and for who? We have a right to know."

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Officials inspect the spot where an explosion took place, in Shivamogga district. At least six people died in the incident.

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A school yard is covered by debris caused by an explosion in downtown Madrid, Spain.

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An injured is transferred from the scene of an explosion in downtown Madrid, Spain.

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Police officers cordon off Toledo Street following an explosion in downtown Madrid, Spain.

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A car is covered by debris following an explosion in downtown Madrid, Spain.

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Firefighters inspect the debris caused by an explosion in downtown Madrid, Spain.

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View of a damaged building at Toledo Street following an explosion in downtown Madrid, Spain.

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Smoke rises from a building and rubble scattered in Toledo Street following a explosion in downtown Madrid, Spain.

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Health professionals evacuate an injured from the scene of an explosion in downtown Madrid, Spain.

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Firefighters inspect the debris caused by an explosion in downtown Madrid, Spain. A loud explosion has partially destroyed a small building flanked by a school and a nursing home in the center of Spain's capital.

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Fire-fighters carry a dead body next to a damaged building at Toledo Street following an explosion in downtown Madrid, Spain.

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A vehicle destroyed in a Christmas Day explosion remains on the street in Nashville, Tenn. Officials have named 63-year-old Anthony Quinn Warner as the man behind the bombing in which he was killed, but the motive has remained elusive.

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Relatives of victims killed during the Beirut port explosion hold up their portraits as they stand next to a Christmas tree decorated with names of those who died in the Aug. 4 explosion in Beirut, Lebanon

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Afghans check car destroyed by an attached bomb in Kabul, Afghanistan. A bomb attached to the vehicle of Yama Siawash, a former presenter on Afghanistan's TOLO TV, exploded early Saturday, killing the journalist and two other civilians, Kabul police said.

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Afghan security personnel stand guard after a car bomb explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan

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Rescue workers and police officers examine the site of bomb explosion in an Islamic seminary in Peshawar, Pakistan. A powerful bomb blast ripped through an Islamic seminary on the outskirts of the northwest Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday morning, killing some students and wounding dozens others, police and a hospital spokesman said.

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A police official inspects a homeopathic charitable dispensary after an explosion there, in Birbhum district.

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Pakistan's troops and rescue workers look for survivors amid the rubble following the explosion, in Karachi, Pakistan. Police and rescuers say a powerful blast has ripped through a multistory building in Pakistan‚ southern port city of Karachi.

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Debris lie on the ground after a major fire broke out at an Indian Oil Corporation petrol pump near Raj Bhavan, in Bhubaneswar. Eight people were injured in the mishap.

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Firefighters attempt to douse the flames rising from the Indian Oil Corporation petrol pump after a fire broke out following an explosion, near Raj Bhawan, in Bhubaneshwar.

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Flames rise from the Indian Oil Corporation petrol pump after a fire broke out following an explosion near Raj Bhawan, in Bhubaneshwar.

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Relatives of the Aug. 4 blast victims attend a ceremony to release scores of white balloons bearing the names of victims at about 6:07 p.m., when the deadly explosion occurred, to mark the two-month anniversary, next to the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon

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The collapsed portion of a commercial building after a blast inside a pathological lab, at Worli, in Mumbai. A liquid nitrogen gas cylinder exploded in the lab on the top floor of the building.

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An army helicopter drops water on a fire at warehouses at the seaport in Beirut, Lebanon. A huge fire has broken out Thursday, at the Port of Beirut, sending up a thick column of black smoke and raising new panic among traumatized residents after last month's catastrophic blast.

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Security person conduct investigation after an explosion in Maira Chowkian village last night, in Rajouri district. Several cars were damaged and the cause behind the explosion is yet to be certained.

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A Chilean rescuer uses a sound tracking machine at the site of a collapsed building in last month's massive explosion after getting signals there may be a survivor under the rubble in Beirut, Lebanon. A pulsing signal was detected Thursday from under the rubble of a Beirut building that collapsed during the horrific port explosion in the Lebanese capital last month, raising hopes there may be a survivor still buried there.

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Bulldozers from the French and Lebanese army work on clearing the site of the Aug. 4 explosion that hit the seaport, in Beirut, Lebanon.

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Soldiers carry bodies at a site of an explosion in the town of Jolo, Sulu province southern Philippines. Bombs exploded in a southern Philippine town killing several soldiers and wounding other military personnel and civilians despite extra tight security due to threats from Abu Sayyaf militants.

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Afghan security personnel inspect at the site of explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Workers remove debris from destroyed buildings near the site of last week's explosion that hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon.

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Baltimore City Fire Department carries a person out from the debris after an explosion in Baltimore. Baltimore firefighters say an explosion has leveled several homes in the city.

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Debris and rubble covers the ground in the aftermath of an explosion in Baltimore. Baltimore firefighters say an explosion has leveled several homes in the city.

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An explosion caused by an accidental fire at a fireworks warehouse killed at least 135 people, wounded more than 5,000, caused widespread destruction and rendered nearly 300,000 people homeless in the Lebanese capital on August 4. The fire ignited a stockpile—2,750 tonnes—of ammonium nitrate stored at the port since 2013. The cargo was confiscated from a ship. The blast could be felt as far off as Cyprus, some 200 km away. It was the most powerful blast ever seen in Beirut, which has survived decades of war and conflict.

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Lebanese army soldiers stand guard at the scene where an explosion hit on Tuesday the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon. Lebanese army bulldozers plowed through wreckage to reopen roads around Beirut's demolished port on Thursday as the government pledged to investigate the devastating explosion and placed port officials under house arrest.

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A damaged hospital is seen after a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon.

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Ambulances drive past the site of a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon.

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A man evacuates an injured person after a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon.

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Fire burns after a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon.

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Port workers run to the scene of an explosion that hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon.

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People evacuate wounded after of a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon.

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Aftermath of a massive explosion is seen in in Beirut, Lebanon. Massive explosions rocked downtown Beirut flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital.

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A cloud from a massive explosion is seen in in Beirut, Lebanon. Witnesses saw many people injured by flying glass and debris.

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In this drone picture, the destroyed silo sits in rubble and debris after an explosion at the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon.

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This photo shows a general view of the scene of an explosion that hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon.

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In this drone picture, the destroyed silo sits in rubble and debris after an explosion at the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon.

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A drone picture shows smoke from the scene of an explosion at the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon. A massive explosion rocked Beirut flattening much of the city's port, damaging buildings across the capital and sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky.

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In this drone picture, the destroyed silo sits in rubble and debris after an explosion at the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon. The massive explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the city's port, damaging buildings across the capital and sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky.

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Injured people are evacuated after a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon.

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Injured men lie on the ground, waiting help at Beirut: the explosion scene that hit the seaport, in Beirut Lebanon. Massive explosions rocked downtown Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital.

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An injured man walks at the explosion scene that hit the seaport, in Beirut Lebanon. Massive explosions rocked downtown Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital. Witnesses saw many people injured by flying glass and debris.

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A silo sits in rubble and debris at the scene of an explosion that hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon. Massive explosions rocked downtown Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital.

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Aftermath of a massive explosion is seen in in Beirut, Lebanon. Massive explosions rocked downtown Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital. Witnesses saw many people injured by flying glass and debris.

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Civilians carry a victim at the explosion scene that hit the seaport, in Beirut Lebanon. Massive explosions rocked downtown Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital. Witnesses saw many people injured by flying glass and debris.

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Investigators work at the site of an explosion in Koriyama, Fukushima prefecture, northern Japan. At least more than a dozen people were injured and being taken to hospitals after a sudden explosion blew off walls, windows and debris in the neighborhood.

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Employees record an explosion which occurred near Oil India Limited (OIL)’s gas well, at Baghjan in Tinsukia district. Three foreign experts were injured the explosion

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Water being sprayed at Baghjan Oil well site after three foreign experts were injured in an explosion, in Tinsukia district.

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In a photo provided by the U.S. Navy, Port of San Diego Harbor Police boats fight a fire aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard at Naval Base San Diego. Twenty-one people suffered minor injuries in an explosion and fire on the ship, military officials said. The blaze was reported shortly before 9 a.m., said Mike Raney, a spokesman for Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet.

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Smoke rises from the USS Bonhomme Richard at Naval Base San Diego in San Diego after an explosion and fire at Naval Base San Diego.

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This satellite image from Planet Labs Inc. shows the substantial damage done by an explosion and a fire at an advanced centrifuge assembly plant at Iran's Natanz nuclear site. Israeli leaders are now hinting it was behind the massive fire at the Iranian nuclear site last week, potentially ratcheting up a long-running covert war.

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An injured worker before being taken for treatment after an explosion in the Neyveli Lignite Corporation power plant, in Cuddalore district.

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Workers stand outside Neyveli Lignite Corporation power plant following an explosion, in Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu.

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This image taken video provided by the California Highway Patrol Golden Gate Division Air Operations, shows the scene of an explosion in Stinson Beach, California. Authorities closed Highway 1 after fire from an explosion spread to multiple buildings in the beach community just north of San Francisco.

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People gather near the site of an explosion in Lagos, Nigeria. Rescue workers searched for the bodies of victims Monday following an explosion that hit Nigeria's commercial capital of Lagos early Sunday, killing more than a dozen people.

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National army soldiers arrive at the site of explosion near the military academy in Kabul, Afghanistan. The explosion occurred near the military academy in a southern neighborhood of the Afghan capital, a government spokesman said.

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Police personnel investigate at the site of an explosion which occurred during a 'Nagar Kirtan' religious procession near Pahu village in Tarn Taran district. Two people were killed and 11 injured in a firecracker explosion.

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An explosion caused by Israeli airstrikes is seen on Gaza City. Israel reportedly targeted several Hamas military sites in the northern Gaza strip after claims that Palestinian militants had fired four rockets at southern Israel.

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In this image made from video provided by Laura_presicce, a fire is seen in Tarragona, Spain. A massive explosion took place at an industrial zone for chemicals in northeastern Spain and the regional emergency services agency warned people nearby not to go outside.

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Smoke from an explosion at the TPC Group plant is seen in Port Neches, Texas.

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Thick smoke fills the sky above the TPC plant in Port Neches, Texas. Three workers were injured in a massive explosion at the Texas chemical plant that also blew out the windows and doors of nearby homes.

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Firemen and officials inspect a damaged chemical plant in Luchuan county in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. An explosion at a chemical plant in southern China killed at least four people and injured six, the local government said, in the latest of a string of such accidents.

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Policemen and locals inspect the site of an explosion in Srinagar.

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A wounded woman is carried on wheelchair for treatment inside a hospital, after an explosion in Srinagar. At least seven pedestrians were wounded in Kashmir in a grenade explosion, according to authorities.

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Police personnel investigate the site of explosion at paint manufacturing unit located on Tarn Taran road, in Amritsar. There was no casualty in the incident but adjoining buildings developed cracks due to the blast.

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Firefighters try to douse the fire at a burning chemical factory after a cylinder explosion, in Dhule.

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Fire rises out of a burning chemical factory after a cylinder explosion, in Dhule.

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In this image taken from video, explosions are seen at the military base, about 10 kilometers from Achinsk, Krasnoyarsk region, Russia Far East. An explosion at a Russian military base in Siberia has set off fires and injured at several people.

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Thai investigators cordon-off an area in which an explosion injured people in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Thai investigators examine a site of an explosion in Bangkok, Thailand. Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha ordered an investigation into several small bombings in Bangkok that took place as Thailand was hosting a high-level meeting attended by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his counterparts from China and several Asia-Pacific countries.

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Smokes rises after an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan. Powerful explosion rocks Afghan capital, with smoke seen billowing from downtown area.

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Afghan people carry the remains of suicide attacker's vehicle in Kabul, Afghanistan. In a second suicide attack in as many days to rattle the Afghan capital, a car bomb targeting a U.S. convoy exploded in an eastern neighborhood, police said.

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This aerial photo shows the scene of a deadly home explosion in Jeffersonville, Indiana.

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Police personnel inspect the site of a suspected grenade blast that took place near the Assam State Zoo in Guwahati.

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Police personnel inspect the site of a suspected grenade blast that took place near the Assam State Zoo in Guwahati.

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An injured is shifted to Guwahati Medical College Hospital (GMCH) after a suspected grenade blast took place near the Assam State Zoo in Guwahati. At least six people, including two CRPF personnel, sustained injuries when the incident took place.

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In this aerial photo, firefighters battle a fire at the scene of an explosion in Durham, North Carolina.

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An explosion caused by Israeli airstrikes is seen from the offices of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh, in Gaza City.

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In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, firefighters walk past the site of a factory explosion in a chemical industrial park in Xiangshui County of Yancheng in eastern China's Jiangsu province. The explosion has killed some and injured dozens. A statement on the city's official social media account said the explosion originated at the Tianjiayi Chemical production facility and its cause was under investigation.

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A police officer examines damaged train cars of a train after an explosion, near Naseerabad, southwest Pakistan. Police said a bomb explosion aboard a moving train has killed at least three passengers and wounded several others in the country's volatile southwest.

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Blast victims shifted to Govt Medical College hospital for treatment, in Jammu. More than two dozen people were injured in a grenade attack by suspected terrorists at the crowded general bus stand in Jammu.

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