Latest Bomb Stories

2009-06-04 15:26:06

Neighbors of Arizona's San Tan Mountain Regional Park complained that they were not warned before authorities used the park to detonate a grenade. Alden Rosbrook said the explosion late in the evening May 22 knocked pictures off the wall of his home while he was watching TV with his wife, the East Valley Tribune of Mesa, Ariz., reported Thursday. I thought a bomb had been thrown through our Arcadia door, Rosbrook said.

2009-05-21 15:27:22

A series of deadly wildfires in Australia contained the intensity of 1,500 Hiroshima atomic bombs, Melbourne University fire behavior specialist Kevin Tolhurst reported Thursday.

2009-03-11 16:45:35

A Florida lawyer said three men jailed after a bomb scare had created the fake bombs for use in a Mountain Dew online video-making contest. Lawyer Bill Sites said his client, Daniel Terry, and two friends were filming a commercial for an online contest sponsored by Mountain Dew and TV series 24 in a Lakeland, Fla., parking garage when their fake bombs were mistaken for real explosives Monday, WFLA-TV, Tampa, reported Wednesday. It's save the world in 24 seconds.

2008-09-21 09:00:22

Text of report by state-funded Georgian Public Television Channel 1 on 21 September [Presenter] An especially large amount of unexploded ordnance has been discovered at the Senaki military base [which was occupied by Russian forces during and shortly after the August war].

2008-09-09 00:00:09

By Cahal Milmo HEATHROW BOMB PLOT THE VERDICT THREE YOUNG British Muslims who were turned into bombers while doing charity work in Pakistan are facing life behind bars after being convicted of plotting mass murder.

2008-05-27 16:47:32

New explosives could be more powerful and safer to handle than TNT and other conventional explosives and would also be more environmentally friendly. TNT, RDX and other explosives commonly used in military and industrial applications often generate toxic gases upon detonation that pollute the environment.

2006-08-16 11:41:14

By Michael Winfrey TEBNIN, Lebanon (Reuters) - More than 100 deadly black cylinders, not much bigger than large household batteries, litter the main road of this shattered village. They are unexploded cluster bombs fired by Israel in the last days of its war with Hizbollah guerrillas.

2006-01-05 03:58:42

KERBALA, Iraq (Reuters) - The death toll from a bomb blast in the southern Iraqi city of Kerbala on Thursday has risen to 33, with 51 injured, hospital sources said. They said a suicide bomber detonated his explosive belt on a crowded street near one of the city's main Shi'ite shrines.

2005-12-22 15:50:34

ATHENS, Dec 22 (Reuers) - A bomb exploded outside Greece's Ministry of Development near the city center of Athens on Thursday, causing material damage, a police official said. It was the second attack on a government ministry in less than two weeks following a bomb blast at the Economy Ministry.

2005-12-12 03:55:00

By Karolos Grohmann ATHENS (Reuters) - A bomb explosion rocked Greece's Economy Ministry in central Athens on Monday, injuring two people and causing extensive damage, police said.

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