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At least 15 injured in explosion at Paris musical rehearsal

Around 15 people were injured on Friday, five of them seriously, in an accidental explosion during rehearsals for a Paris musical, just hours before the show was due to start, police sources and an employee said. The blast occurred near the stage shortly after 6:00 pm, apparently after a pyrotechnic…

Chinese state media reports 22 killed in mine accident

An accidental explosion at a coal mine in southwest China killed 22 miners on Saturday, state media said, in the latest deadly incident to hit the country’s troubled industry. Nine others were trapped after the blast at the Taozigou coal mine in Sichuan Province, Xinhua reported, citing the country’s work…