From Zero Hedge:
Capping an awful week for Germany (and France), an explosion in the city of Ansbach, originally reported as a gas leak, has been confirmed as being caused by “an explosive device.” As The Telgraph reports, one person is dead (believed to be the bomber) and at least 11 more injured as the explosion occured shortly after 10pm outside a wine bar near the entrance to an open-air music festival, where there were some 2,500 people in attendance. The festival was shut down as a precaution.
With Germany already on high alert following the events in Reutlingen and Munich.
On Sunday, 21-year-old asylum-seeker from Syria killed a woman, reported to be pregnant, with a meat cleaver in the southern German town of Reutlingen.
Only two days earlier an 18-year-old man killed nine people in a shooting near a shopping centre in Munich, before turning the gun on himself.
One person has been killed and another 11 injured in an explosion at a cafe in the Bavarian city of Ansbach. (via The Telegraph)
A spokesman for the Bavarian Interior Ministry said the explosion was not an accident and appears to have been intentional.
Bavarian Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann was en route to the site, the spokesman said.
The blast killed one person and injured 11 others in the Bavarian city, police confirmed late on Sunday. It said the cause of the blast was unknown.
The blast a at Eugene’s Wine Bar triggered a large-scale police operation involving police, rescue workers and one helicopter, Sky News said.
The blast was initially reported to have been caused by a gas leak.
News agency Dpa reports that an open-air concert nearby with some 2,500 in attendance was shut down as a precaution after …