German explosion: 25 hurt, 4 seriously, in Wuppertal blast

A car and a house are destroyed after an explosion in Wuppertal, Germany, June 24, 2018. (Henning Kaiser/dpa via AP)
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A car and a house are destroyed after an explosion in Wuppertal, Germany, June 24, 2018. (Henning Kaiser/dpa via AP)

Credit: Henning Kaiser

Credit: Henning Kaiser

At least 25 people were hurt in an explosion in Wuppertal, Germany, police said Sunday.

According to The Associated Press, four victims were hurt "severely" in the blast and ensuing fire late Saturday at a "several-story building." The other victims suffered slight injuries, the AP reported.

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"It can currently not be ruled out that there are still other people in the building," police said Sunday, according to Deutsche Welle. "The rescue efforts are ongoing."

Authorities are looking into what caused the blast, the AP reported.

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