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explode

(eks-plōd′) [L. explodere, to drive away by clapping the hands]
1. To release energy suddenly, as when a bomb detonates.
2. In epidemiology, to appear suddenly or have rapid onset.
3. To display a powerful emotion in words or deeds
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Last month, five people were killed and ten others wounded when a gas cylinder of a passenger van exploded near Kashmore, Sindh.
"The boy took out the battery of his Chinese phone to put it in the separate battery charger when the battery exploded. He was immediately taken to a hospital but was pronounced dead," Singh added.
Ms Johnson, 29, from Bradley Mills, said: "My phone rang so I took it off the charger and while I was on the phone it exploded.
Another roadside bomb exploded, the day before, at the passage of a military vehicle of logistic support to the units in operation on the site.
A military vehicle on patrol south of Bethlehem hit the roadside bomb that exploded, causing damage to the vehicle.
In the southern holy Shiite city of Najaf, at least three people were killed and 19 more wounded when two car bombs targeting a police building exploded, Reuters said.
Summary: RAS AL KHAIMAH -- An Asian worker was killed when splinters from an exploded water boiler tank hit him while on duty inside a drinking water bottling plant in Masafi area of Ras Al Khaimah 
on March 24.
[UPDATE 1:30pm]: The Associated Press is reporting that a mile-long oil sheen is spreading from the platform that exploded this morning.
Iraqi police forces told Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) that a bomb exploded in
A PIPE bomb exploded outside the family home of a Catholic police officer, it was confirmed last night.
There was some speculation that a gas canister on the bus might have exploded accidentally rather than a bomb, but the
A 21-YEAR-OLD badly burned when an aerosol in a bonfire exploded is well on the road to recovery.