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The three men were in a rented house in Bangkok when an explosion blew off the roof.
He said that the victim, called Mustapha Mutlaq Saleh, was coming out of his house on his way for work, when an explosive charge blew off when he drove is pick-up, killing him on the spot an destroying his car.
HIGH winds caused traffic delays this morning after panels blew off the side of a city centre building.
The damage occurred after a metal housing for an air conditioning unit blew off and hit a telegraph pole while a house in Nant Peris, Gwynedd, also lost its roof and chimney in the strong winds.
All those games that we played so bad and blew off, if we could've won even one of them, we'd be in,'' Edwards said.
In October 2000, workers blasting soft to widen a highway near Tel Aviv blew off the top a cave that had been covered by dirt for thousands of years.
SURGEONS were last night fighting to save the hand of an eight-year-old girl after a firework blew off four of her fingers.
Neighbour Agnes Burniston, 48, said: "Our house was trembling and a couple of doors from the kitchen cupboards blew off.
An explosive charge blew off in front of a house of an employee in Kirkuk's Hawija township, called Marwan Ghassan Matar early on Sunday, seriously wounding him and injuring one of his family members, along with causing damage to the house," Lt-Brigadier, SarhadQader told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
But Charlotte told friends, 'My L-plates blew off in the wind.
He also flew in a jet aircraft with its canopy off at 570 mph to prove it would be safe for a pilot to stay with his plane if its canopy blew off.