One dead, 11 injured in east German gas blast

A damaged building is pictured after several people were injured in an explosion in an apartment block in the eastern German city of Blankenburg, December 13, 2019. REUTERS/Marvin Gaul.

BLANKENBURG, Germany (Reuters) – Gas canisters were found in an apartment where a blast occurred early on Friday in the eastern German city of Blankenburg, killing one person and injuring 11 others, one of them severely, the city’s mayor said. The deceased victim was believed to be a 78-year-old man who was renting the property […]

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