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Thursday
Apr 22
Ningbo City, China: 1 person died and another was injured during an explosion and fire caused by a chemical leak. More information

Thursday
Apr 22
Ryongchon, N. Korea: At least 154 people died and 1,300 were injured after a train carrying ammonium nitrate exploded in a station. More information

Tuesday
Apr 20
Yanqui Town, China: 3 people died and 15 were treated after hydrogen cyanide leaked from a gold refining plant. More information

Tuesday
Apr 20
Jilin Province, China: 2 persons were killed and 2 injured in an naphtalene-fueled explosion and fire. More information

Monday
Apr 19
Saraburi Province, Thailand: 4 workers were killed and 4 injured in an explosion and fire at a cement factory. More information

Monday
Apr 19
Guangdong Province, China: 3 people died and 2 were severely injured by an unidentified gas at an oil refinery. More information

Saturday
Apr 17
Coffeyville, KS: A worker attempting to cut coke out of a coker unit using high pressure water suffered severe injuries and later died. More information

Thursday
Apr 15
Chongqing, China: 7 people died and 3 others were injured when a series of explosions triggered a major chlorine gas leak. The incident forced the evacuation of at least 150,000 people. More information

Monday
Apr 12
Hebei Province, China: 3 people died and 9 were injured in an explosion at a chemical plant. More information

Sunday
Apr 11
Angthong, Thailand: 2 students doing summer jobs in a synthetic textile factory died after inhaling toxic gas while cleaning a truck. More information

Wednesday
Apr 07
Song Nai Province, Viet Nam: 1 person died and 6 more injured in an explosion at a military ammunition warehouse. More information

Tuesday
Apr 06
Mayport, FL: A sailor died on board ship after being exposed to hydrogen sulphide. More information

Saturday
Apr 03
Dahej Complex, India: A worker died after inhaling toxic gas at a vinyl chloride monomer plant. More information

Thursday
Feb 19
Elmira, N.Y.: A maintenance worker at a foundry was crushed to death when he became caught in a conveyor belt system. More information

Wednesday
Feb 18
Neyshabur, Iran: At least 200 people were killed when runaway train cars carrying fuel, fertilizer and industrial chemicals derailed and exploded. Hundreds more were reported injured and 5 villages were devastated in the blast, according to news reports. More information

Monday
Feb 16
Des Moines, IA: A worker was killed after he lost his footing and fell feet-first into a large meat auger. More information

Saturday
Feb 14
Najembe, Uganda: At least 32 people died after a collision between a tanker carrying gas oil and another vehicle caused a major fire. More information

Wednesday
Feb 11
Marburg-Biedenkopf, Germany: 1 worker died and 2 others were severely injured in an explosion and fire at a manufacturing plant. Officials said the fire started in the degreasing plant. More information

Monday
Feb 09
Manila, Philippines: 2 women were killed and 2 injured when a truck loaded with flammable chemicals exploded, destroying an apartment building. More information

Sunday
Feb 08
Calcutta, India: 2 workers died and 6 were injured in a fire that destroyed a tannery. More information

Wednesday
Feb 04
Pune, India: 3 people died and 15 more were injured during an LPG tanker explosion when the driver of the lost control of the vehicle and overturned. More information

Wednesday
Feb 04
Hartford, WI: A printing plant worker died when his head was caught in a magazine stacking machine being repaired. More information

Monday
Feb 02
Sarasota, FL: 1 person died when a tanker truck rolled over and exploded. More information

Saturday
Jan 31
Santej Village, India: 2 people died and another was seriously burned in an explosion that destroyed a chemical factory. More information

Thursday
Jan 29
Paw Paw, MI: 1 person died when a tanker truck carrying ethyl alcohol collided with a pickup truck. The tanker leaked an undetermined amount of the flammable liquid on the roadway, but the leak was swiftly brought under control. More information

Tuesday
Jan 27
Niamey, Niger: 5 people died after 2 trucks collided. 1 of the trucks was carrying sodium uranate and several of the drums broke open and spilled. More information

Monday
Jan 19
Skikda, Algeria: At least 27 people were killed, 72 injured and 7 reported missing after an explosion and fire destroyed a natural gas refinery. More information

Monday
Jan 19
Maldives, Thilafushi Island: 1 worker died and another was injured in an explosion while welding on an empty petrol tank. More information

Saturday
Jan 10
Sofia, Bulgaria: Coke gas killed 3 people killed (1 firefighter) and overcame 18 other in an incident at a steel works. There was no fire or explosion. More information

Monday
Jan 05
International Waters, near Australia: 2 crewmen on a bulk carrier died from toxic fumes in a confined space. More information

Monday
Dec 15
Beirut, LebanonAt least 14 workers were killed and two others injured in a fire that gutted a plastic factory. The workers were sleeping on the first floor of the four-story building when the fire broke out. The cause of the fire is not yet known. More information

Wednesday
Dec 10
Antop Hill, India One person died and at least 33 more were hospitalized after gas released from a chemical reaction engulfed a residential building. More information

Sunday
Dec 07
Mumbai, India Two workers died after poisonous gas leaked from a chemical plant. More information

Tuesday
Nov 25
Kukatpally,India An explosion at a detonator factory killed at leasteight people and seriously injured three others. Officials suspect a shortcircuit caused the blast. More information

Tuesday
Nov 25
Surat,India Three workers were killed by a toxic gas while cleaninga reactor in a drug manufacturing company. More information

Tuesday
Nov 25
Kukatpally,India At least eight people were killed and three seriouslyinjured in an explosion at a detonator factory. More information

Sunday
Nov 23
Surat,India Two workers were killed and four other sustainedserious burns in an explosion at an ethanol plant. A spokesman said theexplosion was due to a leak in the ethanol pipeline. More information

Saturday
Nov 22
Ahmedabad,India Two persons were killed in a fire that broke outinside a chemical factory. More information

Friday
Nov 21
SkullValley, AZ A man was killed in a fuel tank explosion. More information

Monday
Nov 17
Kitwe,Zambia One person died and several others were injuredafter an acid tank at a leach plant exploded. More information

Wednesday
Nov 12
CangzhouCity, China Three workers died and three others were injuredin a explosion in an evaporator at an oil refinery. More information

Tuesday
Nov 11
Edinburg,TX Two men died and another was seriously injured afterbeing overcome by hydrogen sulfide and methane fumes. More information

Friday
Nov 07
Decatur,IL One worker was seriously injured after an influx ofoxygen sparked an explosion in one of the plants grain dryers. Theworker suffered second- and third-degree burns over 40 percent of hisbody. More information

Wednesday
Aug 27
Taejon, Korea:One worker was killed in an explosion in cooling equipment at a nuclearresearch facility. More information

Wednesday
Aug 27
Taejon, Korea:One worker was killed in an explosion in cooling equipment at a nuclearresearch facility. More information

Saturday
Aug 23
Brampton, Ontario:1 worker died when 5 racks of a frozen food warehouse collapsed. Tonsof melting food made rescue difficult. More information

Saturday
Aug 23
Brampton, Ontario:1 worker died when 5 racks of a frozen food warehouse collapsed. Tonsof melting food made rescue difficult. More information

Tuesday
Aug 19
Andover, OH:A worker at an auto supplies plant opened fire, killing one and woundingseveral. The gunman was also killed. More information

Tuesday
Aug 19
Tadocho, Japan:Two firefighters were killed in an explosion that blew a 10 ton metalroof off a refuse silo at a power plant. More information

Tuesday
Aug 19
Andover, OH:A worker at an auto supplies plant opened fire, killing one and wounding several. The gunman was also killed. More information

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