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Germany: Firefighters on scene of deadly Blankenburg building explosion

Germany, Blankenburg
December 13, 2019 at 10:56 GMT +00:00 · Published

Firefighters were at work at the scene of the apartment building explosion which killed one and injured around 25 in the German town of Blankenburg on Friday.

The explosion took place at 08:55 local time (GMT 07:55) in a five-storey prefabricated building on Bertold-Brecht-Strasse.

Footage shows firefighters on the scene, as well as two vehicles damaged by the explosion.

The cause of the explosion is yet to be determined.

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Firefighters were at work at the scene of the apartment building explosion which killed one and injured around 25 in the German town of Blankenburg on Friday.

The explosion took place at 08:55 local time (GMT 07:55) in a five-storey prefabricated building on Bertold-Brecht-Strasse.

Footage shows firefighters on the scene, as well as two vehicles damaged by the explosion.

The cause of the explosion is yet to be determined.

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