The city of Halifax in ruins in the aftermath of the 1917 explosion that killed 2,000 people. Photo: Library and Archives Canada

Remembering the biggest pre-atomic explosion, that killed 2,000 and left Halifax in ruins

The Halifax Explosion of 1917 took place when two ships collided - one of them

was carrying 3,000 tonnes of high explosives

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The city of Halifax in ruins in the aftermath of the 1917 explosion that killed 2,000 people. Photo: Library and Archives Canada
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