Berlin, Jun 28 (AP) German authorities say three people have been killed in a massive explosion on the upper floor of a row house in the northern city of Bremen. Also Read - Bird Flu Reported in 10 EU Countries: What Steps Are They Taking to Prevent Further Spread?

Police told the dpa news agency that rescue crews had found the bodies of a 41-year-old woman and her seven year old son, as well as that of a 70-year-old neighbor after the explosion this morning. Also Read - Pilot Flies in The Shape of a Syringe Over Germany to Celebrate Launch of COVID Vaccines

Investigators were still trying to determine the cause of the explosion, which destroyed most of the home. Also Read - Germany Leaves UN Security Council, Chinese Envoy Says, 'Out of the Bottom of My Heart: Good Riddance'

Around 70 firefighters were able to put out the blaze that followed the explosion but investigators were still waiting on the rubble to cool before beginning their work.(AP) AMS

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