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23 injured after lava bomb hits Hawaii tour boat

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HONOLULU — At least 23 people were injured after flying lava bomb crashed through the roof of a tour boat in Hawaii.

Passengers on another nearby tour boat captured the explosion and can be heard gasping and calling out ‘wow’ and ‘this is the big show’ as the eruption happened.

“Lightning in the plume this morning. Unbelievable! The ocean entry is raging this morning,” witness Ikaika Marzo wrote on Facebook.

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Authorities say a chunk of molten rock the size of a basketball was hurtled into the boat as it went on a lava tour off the coast of the Big Island.

According to the report, one woman was in serious condition with a fractured femur, while others suffered burns and gashes on their legs.

There were about 49 people found aboard a boat reportedly, however, the numbers are not confirmed.

The lava is from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, which erupted in early May. An investigation into the matter is underway.

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7 killed after Delhi-Bound train derails in Bihar

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NEW DELHI — At least seven people have died and 14 others injured after a Delhi-bound train derailed early Sunday morning in Bihar’s Vaishali district.

Eleven coaches of 12487 Seemanchal Express derailed near Sahadai Buzurg at around 3:52 am. Three of the coaches overturned and the high force of the impact destroyed them completely.

The injured are being transported to local hospitals.

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The superfast train from Jogbani in Bihar to Delhi’s Anand Vihar Terminal was running at full speed when the accident took place, officials said.

Bodies are believed to be trapped inside one of the affected coaches and the number of dead is likely to rise, local police official said.

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