The death toll from a huge explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China surged to 44 on Friday, making it one of the country's worst industrial accidents in recent years.
Dozens of garment workers in the northern province of Yên Bái were taken to hospital after being exposed to toxic gas. The workers became ill after a large amount of oil was burnt due to an air compressor malfunction, pumping noxious fumes into the working area.
A truck carrying explosives blew up near the entrance of an iron-ore mine in northeast China on Tuesday, killing 11 people, injuring nine and leaving another 25 trapped underground, state media reported.
Mudslides unleashed by a ferocious storm demolished homes in southern California and killed at least 13 people, police said on Tuesday.
At least four people have been hospitalised and thousands evacuated after ammonia gas (NH3) was found to be leaking at the Vĩnh Lộc gas filling station in HCM City’s Bình Chánh District, HCM City.
A gas leak has killed at least 18 people working in a coal mine in central China's Hunan province, state media reported on Monday.
An explosion at a chemical fertiliser factory left at least 200 people needing medical treatment after toxic gas spread across large parts of Bangladesh's second city Chittagong, officials said Tuesday.
Three people died and six others were hospitalised for gas asphyxiation on Saturday morning in Hưng Mỹ Commune, in the southernmost Cà Mau Province’s Cái Nước District, after a biogas tank purportedly leaked near their houses.