Posts tagged as blast

Germany honors resisters who tried to assassinate Hitler

Friday, July 19, 2019

Germany is marking the 75th anniversary of the most famous plot to kill Adolf Hitler, honoring those who resisted the Nazis — who were stigmatized for decades as traitors — as pillars of the country’s modern democracy amid growing concerns about the resurgence of the far-right. Chancellor Angela Merkel, who will speak Saturday at an annual swearing-in ceremony for some 400 troops before addressing a memorial event, paid tribute ahead…

Russia Arkhangelsk blast: Teenager dead at FSB security HQ

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

A 17-year-old has died of his wounds after bringing explosives to an office of Russia’s FSB federal security service in the north-western city of Arkhangelsk, officials say. Three FSB employees were hurt when the explosives blew up just inside the building at around 09:00 (06:00 GMT). The blast caused serious damage. A CCTV image of the suspect appeared on social media soon afterwards, along with a message he allegedly sent…

Bomb detonated close to US embassy in China

Thursday, July 26, 2018

An explosive device was detonated close to the US embassy in Beijing, US officials have confirmed. Apart from the bomber, there were no other injuries reported and officials say police responded immediately. Video and images posted on social media show smoke rising from the vicinity of the embassy in the heart of the Chinese capital with crowds gathering. State media outlet Global Times tweeted local residents heard a “thunder-like bang”…