A police officer in the United States was killed when he responded to a 'domestic dispute' yesterday that ended in a house fire and a dramatic explosion.
The part-time officer, from Brentwood, New Hampshire, answered a domestic abuse call and was shot almost as soon as he arrived at the house by suspected gunman Michael Nolan, 47, who was believed killed in the subsequent fire and explosion, NBC News have reported.
An explosion has ripped through a pavement in central London. No one was injured in the blast yesterday morning. Charlie Brook who lives in Pimlico Road posted this video on YouTube.
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The bus set ablaze at Burgas Airport in Bulgaria is thought to have been carrying a large party of young Israelis. Witnesses told Israeli media that the huge blast occurred soon after someone boarded the vehicle.
Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Jonathan Rosenzweig said a flight from Tel Aviv had landed at 4:45pm and that the blast took place about 40 minutes later.
"We don't know if it was a terror attack," said Paul Hirschson, another spokesman for the ministry. "We do know it was an explosion."
An Israeli witness at the airport where the blast occurred has said in a phone interview with Israeli Army Radio that the explosion was probably caused by a suicide bomber at the entrance to the bus.
Burgas Airport has been closed after a bus was blown up at a terminal of theSarafovo Airport. A Bulgarian radio station is reporting that the bus had forty Israel itourists on board when it set on fire outside the Bulgarian Airport.
They are also reporting that the fire caught two other buses. The number of the casualties and the victims has not been identified yet since there is no official information from the authorities.
Three people have been killed and 20 have been injured after a bus with Israeli tourists was blown up in the Bulgarian coastal city of Burgas, the AFP news agency has reported. The blast occurred at a terminal of the Sarafovo Airport in Burgas.
Oldham Council says a number of properties in the immediate area of the explosion will have to be demolished.
Ten properties were seriously affected. The council says others will have to be assessed for structural damage.
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The parents of a two-year-old killed in an explosion in Shaw, Greater Manchester, visited the scene earlier and looked at messages and flowers left by well-wishers in memory of their son.