Mayor: "Explosive device" goes off in Germany city

An "explosive device" blew up in the center of the Bavarian city of Ansbach, killing one person and injuring 11 others, the city's mayor told

BERLIN (AP) - An "explosive device" blew up in the center of the Bavarian city of Ansbach, killing one person and injuring 11 others, the city's mayor told local media early Monday.
    
Mayor Carda Seidel was quoted by Munich's Focus magazine as saying that the explosion late Sunday night was near the entrance to an open-air music festival.
    
The website for a group of local newspapers, nordbayern.de, reported that Seidel said it was not yet clear if it was an attack.
    
German police told the dpa news agency earlier that the explosion was outside a cafe in Ansbach, which is near Nuermberg.
    
Ansbach police could not immediately be reached for comment.
    
Dpa reports the open-air concert with some 2,500 in attendance was shut down as a precaution after the explosion.
    
Germany is on edge after a deadly rampage at a Munich mall on Friday in which nine people were killed and an ax attack on a train near Wuerzburg last Monday in which five people were wounded.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Ty Allen Jackson says he began writing when 1 Book tour brings BX author to Helen Keller School
The robbery happened at the T-Mobile store located 2 Police: Suspects steal $23K in product from T-Mobile store
VIDEO: FDNY hangs bunting at slain EMT's station 3 VIDEO: FDNY hangs bunting at slain EMT's station
The wake service for an FDNY EMT killed 4 Wake held for EMT killed while on the job in Soundview
VIDEO: News conference on EMTs struck by stolen 5 VIDEO: News conference on EMTs struck by stolen ambulance

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE