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Explosion hits Schaeffler factory in Bavaria, 13 injured

AP  |  Berlin 

German police say 13 people have been injured in an in a factory in Bavaria.

Police said four of those injured in the Monday morning at the Schaeffler factory in the town of Eltmann suffered from serious wounds and were flown by helicopter to a hospital.


Firefighters, police and rescue crews were on the scene but authorities say there appears to be no wider danger for people living in the surrounding area.

The cause of the has not yet been determined. Schaeffler is a global automotive and industrial parts supplier and the plant in Eltmann produces rolling bearing components. The plant is located in an industrial area of the town, 90 kilometres north of Nuremberg.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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