Dead body found, dozens injured in apartment explosion in Germany
Updated 22:54, 11-May-2023

Two police officers and several firefighters were injured in an explosion at an apartment building in the western German town of Ratingen on Thursday.

The suspect behind the explosion has been detained, German media outlet Der Spiegel reported, citing police.

A dead body was found in the apartment, the North Rhine-Westphalia state Interior Ministry said on Thursday.

The cause of the explosion was still unclear.

(Cover: A person stands on the balcony of a high-rise building from which smoke is billowing, Ratingen, Germany, May 11, 2023. /CFP)

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