Two killed as Paris suburb building collapses in explosion

An eight-year-old child and an octogenarian were killed and dozens injured in an explosion on Sunday that reduced half of a four-storey residential block in a Paris suburb to rubble, emergency services said.

Gas leak: Two women dead as poisonous gas leaks in West Bengal's Asansol

Two women were killed and 50 others affected, 12 of them seriously, when gas leaked from a cyclinder in a welding workshop in West Bengal's Burdwan district on Tuesday.

Probe rules out sabotage theory in gas leak at KMML

A probe into the alleged gas leak from the state-run Kerala Minerals and Metals Limited has confirmed the incident, while ruling out sabotage theory alleged by political parties and company workers.

70 kids fall sick after gas leak from Kerala factory

Seventy children were on Thursday hospitalised as they took ill after allegedly inhaling `smoke` emanating from a plant of state-owned Kerala Minerals and Metals Limited (KMML) at Chavara near Kollam, prompting authorities to temporarily shut it down.

Bad weather hampers gas leak plug operations at Bombay High

The ONGC is waiting for conducive weather conditions to plug and seal a gas leak from one of the wells at Bombay High, an official said here Monday.

Gas leak at Bombay High oil rig, ONGC says no loss of life or property

The Coast Guard officials of Indian Navy on Saturday night diverted their ships to provide immediate assistance to the people who were reportedly trapped at an oil rig at Bombay High during an incident of gas leak from an Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) well, reports said.

Bhilai gas leak: President, PM assure assistance

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday assured all necessary assistance to Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and to the kin of the deceased in the gas leak accident at the Bhilai Steel Plant that claimed six lives, an official statement said.

Explosion in Beijing restaurant injures 14

Fourteen people were injured on Friday when an explosion possibly caused by a gas leak in a restaurant in the Chinese capital resulted in the collapse of the building that housed the eatery.

Aging gas pipes beneath Washington pose explosion risks

After Boston, researchers have now detected thousands of potentially harmful natural gas leaks in Washington, DC.

Mysterious gas leak in court premises, 3 hospitalised

A mysterious gas leak caused a flutter inside the Sealdah court premises on Saturday and left at least three persons including a magistrate sick, police said.

Panic grips Bihar hospital after gas leak

Panic gripped the Patna Medical College and Hospital here Friday when a leakage was detected in an oxygen gas cylinder in the children`s ward, police said. The hospital has under treatment 25 school children who suffered food poisoning after eating mid-day meal in Saran district.

Panic at Patna hospital where mid-day meal tragedy victims admitted

Burning of an electric wire of an air conditioner in the paediatric ward of PMCH created panic.

China`s building collapse toll rises to 11

The death toll in a building collapse in eastern China after an explosion caused by a gas leak on Wednesday rose to 11.

Nine workers fall ill in chlorine gas leak

At least 9 workers Wednesday fell ill due to leakage of chlorine gas at the Talcher Thermal Power Station (TTPS) in Odisha`s Angul district, police said.

Gas leak leaves 8 dead in Turkish coal mine

A gas leak inside a coal mine in northern Turkey killed eight workers Tuesday, Turkish officials said.

Two gas explosions in China, 32 dead

At least 32 people have been killed and 47 others injured in two separate gas explosions in China, including a blast inside a restaurant which caught diners unawares.

Five killed on Varun Shipping vessel due to gas leak

Five sailors were killed and one was injured due to inhaling of some poisonous gas on board a Varun Shipping-owned LPG carrier.

Gas leak in Mathura, hundreds evacuated

Five people were taken ill and hundreds evacuated Wednesday morning following leakage of ammonia gas from an ice manufacturing factory in Uttar Pradesh`s Mathura district, police said.

Rajya Sabha adjourned after stink - literally

The Rajya Sabha had to be adjourned twice Thursday after members complained of a foul smell that they suspected could be a gas leak.

17 people fall ill after chlorine gas leak

At least 17 people fell ill, four of them seriously, after being exposed to chlorine gas which leaked during water purification.