Building explosions

A helicopter flies over a wildfire Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Bonsall, Calif. The wind-swept blazes have forced tens of thousands of evacuations and destroyed dozens of homes in Southern California. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
December 08, 2017 - 12:15 am
FALLBROOK, Calif. (AP) — A brush fire driven by gusty winds that have plagued Southern California all week exploded rapidly Thursday north of San Diego, destroying dozens of mobile homes in a retirement community and killing race horses at an elite training facility. The fire exceeded 6 square...
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In this image from video run by China's CCTV, firefighters and people, right, walk near damaged buildings and vehicles following an explosion in Ningbo in east China's Zhejiang province, Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. A factory explosion in a port south of Shanghai knocked down buildings and left streets littered with damaged cars and debris, news reports said.(CCTV via AP Video)
November 26, 2017 - 3:49 am
BEIJING (AP) — An explosion in a port city south of Shanghai on Sunday killed two people and injured at least 30 others, knocked down buildings and left streets littered with damaged cars and debris, the government and news reports said. The early morning explosion struck a riverfront neighborhood...
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November 16, 2017 - 4:56 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The county that's home to Houston has asked a state court to order safeguards and fine the owner of a chemical plant that partially exploded during Hurricane Harvey. In a lawsuit filed Thursday, the Harris County Attorney's Office says Arkema Inc.'s facility in Crosby violated Texas...
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November 14, 2017 - 12:59 am
ADEN, Yemen (AP) — Witnesses say a suicide bomber has rammed his vehicle into security forces at a building in central Aden in southern Yemen, killing and injuring scores. Residents heard a large explosion early Tuesday morning as far as several kilometers (miles) away and saw thick black smoke...
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Police forensics work at the scene after a powerful explosion at the main entrance to a police station in Helsingborg, Sweden, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Swedish authorities said the explosion caused significant damage to the building. There have been no injuries and nobody has been arrested. (Johan Nilsson via TT News Agency via AP)
October 18, 2017 - 5:36 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A powerful explosion caused serious damage to a police station in southern Sweden early Wednesday, authorities said, adding that there were no injuries and nobody has been arrested. Police haven't said what caused the pre-dawn blast at the police station in Helsingborg,...
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In this combination photo, four un-named alleged members of a terror cell accused of killing 15 people in attacks in Barcelona leaves a Civil Guard base on the outskirts of Madrid before appearing in court in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday Aug. 22, 2017. Four men were arrested last week for their alleged involvement in the planning or execution of attacks in Barcelona on Thursday and the northeastern resort town of Cambrils early Friday.(AP Photo)
August 22, 2017 - 7:03 am
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on news relating to the Spanish attacks (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Mohamed Houli Chemlal, a 21 year-old arrested after he survived an explosion at a house in eastern Spain last week, is the first of four arrested suspects to be interrogated at Spain's National Court on...
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An image of suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub, released by the Spanish Interior Ministry on Monday Aug. 21, 2017. Moroccan suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub, 22, is the final target of a manhunt that has been ongoing since the attacks, Catalan interior minister Joaquim Forn told Catalunya Radio that "everything indicates" that Abouyaaqoub was the driver of the van that plowed down Barcelona's emblematic Las Ramblas promenade on Thursday, killing 13 pedestrians and injuring more than 120 others. (Spanish Interior Ministry via AP)
August 21, 2017 - 8:24 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The fugitive who mowed down tourists in Barcelona then stole a car and stabbed its owner to death as he made his getaway, Spanish authorities said Monday as they raised the death toll in the country's two vehicle attacks to 15. Younes Abouyaaqoub, 22, has been the target of...
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An image of suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub, released by the Spanish Interior Ministry on Monday Aug. 21, 2017. Moroccan suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub, 22, is the final target of a manhunt that has been ongoing since the attacks, Catalan interior minister Joaquim Forn told Catalunya Radio that "everything indicates" that Abouyaaqoub was the driver of the van that plowed down Barcelona's emblematic Las Ramblas promenade on Thursday, killing 13 pedestrians and injuring more than 120 others. (Spanish Interior Ministry via AP)
August 21, 2017 - 8:07 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The fugitive who mowed down tourists in Barcelona then stole a car and stabbed its owner to death as he made his getaway, Spanish authorities said Monday as they raised the death toll in the country's two vehicle attacks to 15. Younes Abouyaaqoub, 22, has been the target of...
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Yacqub Hashi, 11, recites vocabulary in Arabic to Muse Hussein, left, during class at the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center, on Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, in Bloomington, Minn. The head of the Minneapolis FBI office says the investigation into the weekend bombing of the mosque is their top priority and they going to focus every available resource on the case until it's solved. Nobody was hurt in the explosion, which happened just before morning prayers on Saturday at the mosque. (Courtney Pedroza/Star Tribune via AP)
August 07, 2017 - 10:47 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota mosque that was bombed over the weekend doesn't have outside security cameras that could have captured what happened, its executive director said Monday. Mohamed Omar, of the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, told The Associated Press that his...
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Abdul Mohamed photographs the damage outside of the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minn., on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. An explosion damaged a room and shattered windows as worshippers prepared for morning prayers early Saturday. (Courtney Pedroza/Star Tribune via AP)
August 07, 2017 - 3:31 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota mosque that was bombed over the weekend doesn't have outside security cameras that could have captured what happened, its executive director said Monday. Mohamed Omar, of the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, told The Associated Press that his...
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