Global & Disaster Medicine

Archive for the ‘Blast Effects/Injuries’ Category

July 7, 2005: Synchronized suicide bombings in 3 crowded London subways and one bus during the peak of the city’s rush hour killed 56 and injured another 700.

History Channel


Kabul, Afghanistan: 15 ambulances and hundreds of victims

NY Times


Two car bombs and a suicide bomber killed at least 35 people in Baghdad and in a city to the west, and wounded more than 100 in Tuesday attacks targeting the late-night crowds typical of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan

NY Daily News



Kabul, Afghanistan: A huge explosion hit near the German Embassy on Wednesday morning, killing at least 80 and injuring 300 others close to a highly secure diplomatic area.



4/16/1947: A giant explosion occurs during the loading of fertilizer onto the freighter Grandcamp at a pier in Texas City, Texas causing nearly 600 people to lose their lives and injuring thousands more.

4/15/13: Boston Marathon Bombings killing three spectators and wounding more than 260 other people in attendance

St. Petersburg: The toll from the attack rose to 14 dead and more than 60 injured.

NY Times


Eighteen people were hurt, five of them seriously, when a bonfire effigy blew up at a carnival north of Paris on Saturday.

The Sun

March 22, 2016: Two blasts ripped through the Brussels airport, turning a busy travel hub in the heart of Europe into a scene of carnage.

NY Times


March 18, 1937: Nearly 300 students in Texas are killed by an explosion of natural gas at The Consolidated School of New London, Texas.


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