Police secure the area after an explosion in Ansbach, Germany
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Ansbach explosion: Syrian asylum seeker blows himself up

A failed Syrian asylum seeker has exploded a bomb outside a music festival in southern Germany, killing himself and wounding 12 other people.

The 27-year-old detonated explosives he carried in a backpack after being refused admission to the event in the city of Ansbach.

In the third violent attack in Bavaria in a week. The BBC's Damien McGuinness reports.

  • 25 Jul 2016
  • From the section Europe
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