blast area

blast area

[′blast ‚er·ē·ə]
(ordnance)
Area affected by the blast of an explosion.
Scorched area of ground around the muzzle of a gun, caused by repeated blasts.

blast area

The area in which the loading of explosives and the blasting operations take place.
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from the Deutsches Museum near the city centre to a blast area where
According to the Xinhua news agency, one of the ignition points for the series of blasts came from within an automobile distribution area near the blast site while three were within the central blast area - a warehousing area for volatile chemicals toxic chemical.
The other three were within the central blast area, it said without giving any explanation of the cause of the fires.
Law enforcement agencies along with bomb disposal squad team reached the site for inspecting the blast area.
But Mr Fyeld insisted all along he inspected behind the blast area nding it dry and geologist Dr Alan Cobb said it was "probable" water collected after Mr Fyeld's inspection.
Another picture showed what appeared to be a small blast area near a police post, though it was unclear if there were any casualties in the photograph.
All-new in design, they feature CNC welds throughout and an updated tube design incorporating a thicker blast area with a secure gripping surface.
He added that while police on their way to the blast area, a second improvised explosive device went off against the police force, wounding 3 of its members; adding the police rushed to both sites and taking the wounding to hospital.
The blast area also remained cordoned off by police.
Security forces reached the scene and cordoned off the blast area to kick off search operation.
McNally had been told by one Clinton runner that his wife was seen away from the blast area.
I can tell you I was there, I walked through the blast area, I searched some houses earlier tonight," Wilson said.