Escenas apocalípticas del sitio de la explosión mortal de Beirut

Justo cuando transcurre el aniversario de la explosión de Hiroshima, comienzan a salir a la luz imágenes de una de las peores explosiones de la historia moderna.

A massive explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the city's port, damaging buildings across the capital and sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky. More than 100 people are feared dead and thousands injured, with bodies buried in the rubble, officials said. It was not clear what caused the blast, which struck with the force

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Beirut lanza un golpe mortal a la economía ya destrozada del Líbano

Dado que el Líbano ya sufre una crisis alimentaria, un colapso monetario y sanciones económicas, la devastadora explosión en el puerto más grande de Beirut puede ser una sentencia de muerte para la economía del país.

Lebanon Explosion Feature photo

Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hassan Diab today called for a day of national mourning after a massive explosion ripped through the capital Beirut yesterday, killing at least 100 people and injuring at least 4,000 others. The extent of the damage is immense; the city’s governor Marwan Abboud estimated that up to 300,000 have immediately been made

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Hurricane Harvey Floods Texas Chemical Plant, Explosions Reported

The development comes a day after Arkema warned that the organic peroxides used in the site’s manufacturing process had begun to heat up after the plant lost its primary source of power and backup power from generators.

The flooded Arkema chemical plant is seen on Wednesday. (Godofredo A. Vasquez/Houston Chronicle/AP)

The owner of a flooded-out chemical plant in Crosby said early Thursday it received reports of explosions at the plant. Arkema Inc. said the Harris County Emergency Operations Center notified the company at 2 a.m. Thursday of explosions and black smoke coming from its Crosby plant, which was inundated by Hurricane Harvey's floodwaters. But

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New Explosions Possible At Fukushima As UN Issues Final Disaster Report

The U.N.-based International Atomic Energy Agency also criticized TEPCO, the operators of the plant, for their lack of preparedness for the devastating tsunami that hit Japan’s coast in 2011.

This aerial view shows the tsunami-ravaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, Monday, March 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)  MINNEAPOLIS --- Four years after disaster struck at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, a United Nations watchdog organization has highlighted remaining dangers

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Explosion At Fracking Well Sparks Fire Set To Rage For Days

Incident took place at Chevron-operated well in southwestern Pennsylvania.

An explosion at a natural gas fracking well in Pennsylvania on Tuesday has sent one person to the hospital, left one person injured and sparked a fire that could take days to contain. According to a statement from well operator Chevron, the fire broke out at approximately 6:45 Tuesday morning at their well in Dunkard Township in Greene County,

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TransCanada Pipeline Explosion Shuts Off Gas For 4,000 Residents In Sub-Zero Temperatures

“We could see these massive 200- to 300-meter high flames just shooting out of the ground and it literally sounded like a jet plane…”

A natural gas pipeline operated by TransCanada Corp. exploded and caught fire in the Canadian province of Manitoba on Saturday, shutting off gas supplies for as many as 4,000 residents in sub-zero temperatures. “We could see these massive 200- to 300-meter high flames just shooting out of the ground and it literally sounded like a jet plane,”

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