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Massive explosion in Nigeria kills dozens

On Monday at 6:45 a.m. local time in Abuja, Nigeria, a large explosion rocked a crowded bus station in the Abuja suburb of Nyanya. Nigerian authorities say at least 71 people died in the blast and more than 150 were seriously injured. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the explosion, but authorities believe terror group Boko-Haram placed a large vehicle-borne explosive device in the area.

Tags: Abuja , Nigeria , Nyanya , Boko-Haram

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 01:34pm EDT

1 injured in possible explosion in Arlington

A person was seriously injured after a natural gas explosion in an apartment building Saturday morning.

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Saturday - 05/21/2011, 03:22pm EDT

Improperly installed dryer caused home explosion

The man who lived in the home tried to replace a gas-powered dryer with an electric model before going to bed.

Tags: Rockville , Colleen Kelleher

Wednesday - 05/04/2011, 07:21am EDT

Potomac pipe bomb suspect claims innocence

"Mr. Sadeghi has strongly asserted his innocence of the charges against him," Farzin Sadeghi's attorney Robert Bonsib tells WTOP.

Tags: Farzin Sadeghi , Inglewood Drive , Robert Bonsib

Monday - 04/18/2011, 12:54pm EDT

Do you know anything about this necklace?

Montgomery County investigators are hoping information about a unique piece of jewelry may shed some light on why someone would set off a pipe bomb in front of an empty Potomac mansion.

Tags: necklace , Montgomery County Police , Inglewood Drive

Friday - 03/18/2011, 09:31am EDT

FBI assisting investigation of Potomac home explosion

The FBI is now assisting the investigation into an explosion at a mansion in Potomac.

Tags: Potomac , Montgomery County Fire , Neal Augenstein , Colleen Kelleher

Thursday - 03/17/2011, 07:54am EDT