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A big accident took place in Gujarat today. There is a massive explosion at an Oil and Natural Gas Corporation plant here in Surat. After which the plant caught fire.

Insurgents worked to disrupt Afghanistan's presidential election Saturday, with a series of blasts reported across the country as voters headed to the polls and troops flooded the streets of the capital.

Spice merchant Mohamed Yusuf Ibrahim's two sons - identified as Ilham Ahmed Ibrahim and Imsath Ahmed Ibrahim - allegedly detonated their explosives at the Shangri-La and the Cinnamon Grand hotels on Sunday.

Telecommunications Minister Harin Fernando tweeted, "Some intelligence officers were aware of this incidence. Therefore there was a delay in action. Serious action needs to be taken as to why this warning was ignored."

Sri Lankan police have arrested 13 men in connection with bomb blasts on churches and hotels that killed more than 200 people, officials said Monday.

"I have just spoken to the Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka H.E. Mr Tilak Marapana. He confirmed that unfortunately, 207 persons have lost their lives and more than 450 are injured in the terror blasts," tweeted Sushma Swaraj. 

Istanbul: At least 29 people have lost their lives about 166 others sustained injuries in two back to back explosions after a Football match hosted by Besiktas here on Saturday. Among the dead, 27 were police men. The first blast stormed outside the Vodafone Arena Football stadium after a major game between Besiktas and Bosphorus …

Baghdad: At least 13 persons were killed and 30 others injured in two overnight bomb explosions near a central Baghdad’s shopping mall in Iraq, security officials said. “One of the blasts came from a car parked outside the shopping complex and the other one was caused by an explosive laden-vehicle, which was being driven by …