Massive ‘gas explosion’ in building in Kent leaves two seriously injured

A number of people were reported to have been trapped and rescued

Four people die after explosion at sewage plant near Bristol

Avon and Somerset Police said three Wessex Water employees and one contractor were killed

Major incident declared after large chemical tank explosion at sewage works in Bristol

The police confirmed there has been a number of casualties as a result of the explosion

Hydrogen refuelling station in Norway explodes, injuring two

The station in Sandvika, Bærum, ran by Nel Hydrogen’s joint venture Uno-X blew up at 17:30 yesterday – the cause is currently unknown

Man injured after ‘electrical explosion’ on Oxford Street

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Worker ‘killed in mine explosion near Whitby’

A man has reportedly died after a gas explosion at a mine near Whitby. Operator ICL UK told ELN that emergency services and the in-house rescue team are currently down the Boulby potash mine to take account of the situation. Reports claim the employee was killed in the early hours of this morning following a “sudden and powerful” release of gas known as a “blow out”. […]

ISIS attacks gas plant in Baghdad

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Deadly explosion hits Mexico petrochemical plant

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Gas transit pipeline ‘explodes in Ukraine’

An explosion reportedly struck a gas pipeline in Ukraine earlier today. Reports claim witnesses saw flames up to 200 metres high after the blast on the Urengoy-Pomary-Uzhgorod pipeline near the city of Poltava. The pipeline, which is 4,500 kilometres long, is believed to be one of the main pipelines carrying Russian natural gas to the […]

Oil tanker explodes off Japan’s coast

A Japanese oil tanker exploded off the nation’s south-west coast today, leaving one of the eight people aboard missing. Reports claim four of them were injured, suffering severe burns, in the accident near Himeji port – around 280 miles west of Tokyo. Pictures show the 998-tonne Shoko Maru tanker tilted to its left in the […]