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One dead after explosion in Germany

At least one person has been killed and nine others injured after an explosion struck a restaurant in the south German city of Ansbach, Bavaria, local media reported. The cause of the explosion is unknown, but a possible gas leak is suspected.

The incident took place in the central part of the city, close to an area in which a music festival took place at the weekend, Suddeutsche Zeitung reported. Police have cordoned off the area around the restaurant and are conducting a crime scene investigation.

As the investigation continues, Bild reports that the possible explosion could have been caused by a gas leak. According to media reports, the explosion occurred in front of a restaurant. A music festival nearby was forced to end as the guests were evacuated. Police and rescue workers are currently engaged in a large-scale operation.