An enormous Russian military hovercraft landed on a Baltic Sea beach. The Russian Navy hovercraft is the biggest in the world. The Russian military says this beach is actually a military training beach and it is the people who should not be there. Perhaps, this is why people are not running away from the hovercraft and are just standing there watching it. Take a look:
At Least 13 Killed in Quebec Train Derailment Disaster
The Globe and Mailreports that at least 13 people have been confirmed in the horrific train derailment disaster that occurred last weekend in Lac-Megantic, Quebec. At least fifty people are reportedly missing. A 73-car train without a driver raced into the small Quebec town and then derailed. The cars were loaded with fuel and many of them exploded. The explosions destroyed much of the center of the town. A nightclub with people inside it was one of the buildings flattened by the explosion. The National Post has created a timeline of the disaster. Take a look:
28 Injured in Fireworks Accident in Simi Valley, California
THe L.A. Timesreports that 28 people were injured in an accidental detonation during a Fourth of July fireworks display in Simi Valley last night. People started running when fireworks exploded too close to the ground. The Times says most of the injures are burns or shrapnel-like injuries. There were about 10,000 people attending the fireworks. Here is a video taken of the incident by Youtuber camstack1. The video was shot about 50 feet away from the explosion.
Apartment Block Swept Away in Northern India Floods
This dramatic footage shows a three-story apartment block being swept away by flood waters in Northern India. The building is located in Uttarakhand. The Telegraph reports that three days of torrential rains have led to the flood waters. People living in homes along the river are being evacuated for obvious reasons. 23 people are dead and fifty are missing. Take a look:
A building implosion failed in Australia. The building did not completely implode and ended up leaning after only the bottom part imploded. The 100 kilograms of explosives used to demolish the 4,000 tonne silo building was not enough.
Troy McCracken from Southern Cross Demolition told Nine News, "There's always that chance that it does hold up like it did, so there's a fine line between too much and not enough [explosives]."
The building had once been used to store malt for brewing beer. Heavy equipment was then brought in to knock over the building after the failed implosion. Take a look: