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  1. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    Fireball rips through Ma On Shan restaurant, injuring 21

    Posted Jan 10th 2013, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Amy Nip

    ... a fireball burst out of the machine room to the street. The 2,000 sq ft restaurant was packed with lunchtime diners when the explosion happened at about 12.15pm. A female employee said: "I first ... wheelchair-bound mother-in-law. He failed to make a speedy escape after the accident as he was trying to help her out, the diner said. "The fireball hit him and his whole upper torso reddened," ...

  2. Worker left critically ill by fireball in Fanling

    Posted Jan 04th 2011, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A worker is critically ill with burns to about 40 per cent of his body after being hit by a fireball in a freak accident on a Fanling hillside yesterday. The man, 62, was one of two men injured by the fireball. The incident happened when a steel cable supporting a load of cement being carried by a helicopter hit a high-voltage power line. The other man, 61, suffered ...

  3. Man dies in fireball after police chase

    Posted Oct 09th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Lee Ho-lun, 24, struggled halfway out of the blazing car but was apparently trapped by his legs when the Mitsubishi, owned by his brother, erupted in a fireball. Police said the car had only ... A female witness said that after the crash there was a fireball followed by two explosions which left dense smoke spewing from the vehicle. Police said the inspector tried to fight the blaze ...

  4. News - World

    Nasa says flash reports consistent with meteor shower

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 11:58am by Associated Press in Washington

    ... Environmental Office said Friday that the flash appeared to be “a single meteor event.” He says it “looks to be a fireball that moved roughly toward the southeast, going on visual reports.” He says ... that the sightings had all the hallmarks of a “fireball.” Pitts said this one got more attention because it happened on a Friday evening — and because Twitter has provided a way for people to share ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    The evolution of Street Fighter: How combat game has survived almost three decades

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 12:34pm by Pavan Shamdasani

    ... and Indian mystics. Their fighting styles are a combination of the brutal and the supernatural, where fast-paced martial arts and street-fighting moves are mixed with massive fireballs and flaming ... complicated button combinations that when timed right, allowed your fighter to dish out such devastating attacks as the hadouken fireball and the shoryuken uppercut. A fighting game had never gone ...

  6. News - China

    Survivor of Taiwan air crash ‘pulled herself from wreckage and ran to call her father’

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 02:08pm

    ... an explosion, the Central News Agency said. “I heard a loud bang. I thought it was thunder, and then I heard another bang and I saw a fireball not far away from my house," one resident told ...

  7. Great balls of fire

    Posted Oct 16th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Walsh

    ... Walsh. Hell-fire and brimstone? Elaborate hoax? Rudimentary fireworks display? What is the truth behind the Naga fireballs of northern Thailand? Are they projectiles from a serpent's mouth, ... a gullible audience? It is best not to dwell on the last hypothesis, as Thai television station iTV did a couple of years ago. After claiming that the fireballs- eerie pink globes that flash from ...

  8. News - World - NORTHERN IRELAND

    Omagh bombing suspect faces 29 murder charges

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 01:28am by AFP

    ... unwittingly putting the crowd directly in the path of the huge blast. A fireball swept from the epicentre of the explosion and shop fronts were blown back on to shoppers inside. The blast was so ...

  9. Battery in portable DVD player explodes in flames

    Posted Mar 07th 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... home at about 8pm. At about 10pm, the couple heard a small explosion and saw a fireball shoot up from the player, after which it dropped to the floor. When they went to check, the battery looked red and hot. A louder explosion and bigger fireball occurred minutes later, with pieces hitting and slightly injuring Ms Lau. The couple put out the fire with water. 'We were lucky ...

  10. Twenty wins fails to impress Ferraris

    Posted Apr 18th 2004, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken South African trainer David Ferraris ticked over the 20th win of his rookie season at Happy Valley yesterday when he conjured a second victory from Red Fireball in the opening ... standards back home, 20 winners isn't many. Still, it isn't all over just yet.' And Ferraris should certainly take heart from having dragged two wins out of Red Fireball in his last ...




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