One dead, many injured in German apartment block blast
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  • 15:50 13 December 2019

One dead, many injured in German apartment block blast

One person was killed and dozens were injured in an explosion in an apartment block in Germany on Friday, police said, ONA reports citing Reuters.

The blast, whose cause police said was not yet known, occurred in the eastern city of Blankenburg.

Residents, including children at a nearby kindergarten, were evacuated, and the area where the explosion occurred was sealed off, police said. None of the children were hurt, police tweeted.

Police said 25 people had been injured.

One person had died and one other was missing.

ONA

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