Explosives

Huge blast rocks building block in Exarchia, Athens (photos-video)

An improvised explosive device (IED) went off at 112 Ippokratous St, in Exarchia, in downtown Athens, Wednesday, at 11.45pm causing material damage. The blast occurred in the main entrance of a building block where “Elefhteri Skeci” bookstore is located which had come under attack in 2008 with petrol bombs.

Huge meteor crashes into Earth producing same force as atomic bomb

NASA has revealed that a huge meteor crashed into the Atlantic ocean earlier this month releasing energy equivalent to 13,000 tons of TNT.

The meteor exploded on February 6 at 14:00 UTC in the air 620 miles (1,000km) off the coast of Brazil, with the force equivalent to an atomic bomb, but no one noticed it.

Bomb-laden car halted in southeast Turkey's Diyarbak?r

A vehicle laden with 500kg of explosives, Kalashnikov rifles and ammunition, was apprehended by gendarmerie officials in the southeastern province of Diyarbak?r late on Feb. 18, the Governor's Office has stated, just two days after a car bomb targeting military personnel shuttles killed 28 in the capital Ankara. 

Number of Casualties in Bucharest Nightclub Fire Rises

The number of victims affected by the explosion and fire, which engulfed a nightclub in the Romanian capital of Bucharest on Friday, has risen.

According to the latest reports, the fire claimed the lives of 27 people, another 184 were transported to hospital for treatment, while 146 remain admitted for further treatment, AGERPRES news agency informs.

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