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Category: Accidents

Explosion at a cement factory in Tokyo.

Image Credit:kyodonews.net On Monday night, Japanese authorities reported an explosion at a cement factory owned by Taiheiyo Cement Corp. located in Hidaka, Saitama Prefecture, near Tokyo. The explosion ignited a car […]

Explosion in a mine in North China kills nine.

Image Credit: EPA-EFE Chinese officials said on Friday that an explosion occurred in a mine containing expired mining explosives. The explosion occurred in Hebei province. Nine people were killed and […]

Explosion at a power plant in China.

Image Credit: see.news.com On Wednesday, local media reported that an explosion in a thermal power plant in Chuzhou City, East China’s Anhui Province killed six workers. The explosion occurred at […]

Six fuel trucks explode in Peru.

Image Credit: @DeviandesPeru On Saturday morning, a convoy of six trucks exploded in Peru’s central highway after rocks fell from a hill and hit a truck carrying gasoline. The highway […]

Gas pipeline explosion in Venezuela.

Image Credit: Screenshot from a video on Twitter account @wilfredo jose febres On state television, the Venezuelan oil minister Tareck El Aissami said that a section of State oil company […]

Helicopter crash in Afghanistan.

Image Credit: Wakil Kohsar/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images On Thursday, the Defense Ministry of Afghanistan reported that overnight a helicopter crashed killing nine Afghan military personnel in the Behsud district […]