The German national flag is seen in front of dark clouds at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany. File/Reuters
Several people have been injured after a gas explosion in Memmingen in southern Germany, daily Bild reported on Friday, citing a police spokesman.
The paper said a further explosion could not be ruled out.
The Augsburger Allgemeine newspaper said the explosion occurred at the offices of the German Red Cross around 0500 GMT on Friday, adding that police evacuated the area and that five people were injured, but most of them only slightly.
The explosion was probably due to a defect gas line under the street where the building was located, the paper cited police as saying.
Police were not immediately available for comment.
A police spokeswoman said four people were taken to hospital in the altercation involving several people in the Kreuzberg district, adding there was no indication of a political motive.
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