'Small' explosion reported near migration office in Germany

'Small' explosion reported near migration office in Germany

Update 4.56pm: German police have deployed officers near a refugee centre outside Nuremberg where an explosion involving a suitcase was reported today.

A branch of the country's office for asylum-seekers is also in attendance.

There was no report of any injuries.

The area is in northern Bavaria, which has seen two attacks claimed by the so-called 'Islamic State' group in the past 10 days.

Update 4.11pm: Sky News has quoted the Bavarian State Interior ministry describing a “very, very small explosion”, and that nobody was injured in the incident.

Earlier:

There has been an explosion near a migration office in Zirndorf near Nuremberg, Germany, local media are reporting.

It has been reported that it may have been caused by a suitcase containing aerosol cans.

There are no reports of any casualties.


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