While trying to catch an annoying fly, a man accidentally blew up a house

In France, a man destroyed part of his house while trying to kill a fly. An 80-year-old man was just about to eat dinner, but he was annoyed by a fly buzzing over his ear. Writes about this BBC. He decided to destroy the insect with an electric flycatcher, which is precisely intended for destruction ...

In Baltimore, a massive explosion demolished several houses: one person died, several were trapped

As a result of the "big explosion" in Baltimore, at least one person was killed and several were under the rubble, writes USA Today. According to local firefighters, on the morning of Monday, August 10, a "massive gas explosion" occurred in northwest Baltimore, which killed ...

Beirut: five of the worst non-nuclear explosions in history

The tragedy in the port of Beirut, which killed more than 130 people and left hundreds of thousands homeless, amazed the world with its scale and even sparked unfounded rumors of a nuclear outbreak. But explosions with hundreds of dead, destroying neighborhoods and entire cities, occur ...

'Lucky to be alive': a couple injured in an explosion in Beirut endured 9 hours of operations

According to the report, a Beirut-based couple, whose apartment is about 2000 feet (600 m) from the site of the powerful blast, suffered a total of nine hours of surgery after being injured. Writes about this New York Post. Imad Khalil and ...

Explosion in Beirut: where the mushroom cloud and red smoke came from

About three thousand tons of ammonium nitrate is associated with the explosion that killed more than 130 people, razed most of the Beirut port quarter to the ground and caused untold disasters in the Lebanese capital. What is ammonium nitrate, how often does it explode and why does the explosion ...

Destructive explosion in Beirut: 20 videos of the tragedy filmed by local residents

On August 4, in the capital of Lebanon, an explosion thundered in the port - one of the strongest in modern history, which happened among residential buildings, recalls Liga.net. As of August 6, as a result of a large-scale explosion in the port of Beirut, at least 157 people were killed, about ...

2750 tons of saltpeter exploded in the port of Beirut: it was brought there by a Russian businessman

As of the morning of August 5, as a result of two explosions that occurred on August 4, at least 100 people were killed in the port of the Lebanese capital of Beirut, more than 4 were injured, and several quarters of the city were completely destroyed. According to the authorities, a large ...

A powerful explosion in Beirut: numerous casualties and destruction, the shock wave reached Cyprus

A powerful explosion occurred in Beirut ahead of a court verdict in the murder of ex-Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, BBC writes. Video footage from the Lebanese capital shows a mushroom-shaped cloud and significant destruction. The explosion took place in the port of Beirut, nearby is also ...

Suicide bombers staged an explosion at the US Embassy in Tunisia: there are wounded

On March 6, two terrorists set off an explosion near the US embassy in the Buheira area of ​​the Tunisian capital. RIA Novosti writes about it. It is noted that they moved on a motorcycle and detonated a “suicide belt” near the building where the embassy security forces were patrolling. IN…

Scientists have recorded the most powerful outbreak in the universe since the Big Bang

Astronomers have recorded the most powerful burst of energy in the universe since the Big Bang. Some experts compare the discovery in importance with the discovery of the first bones of dinosaurs. About it writes Lenta.Ru. The explosion occurred at a supermassive black hole in the center of a galaxy remote from Earth at ...

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