Tables in a patio on the market square in Halle/Saale.
In Halle there was a heavy explosion in the city center on Tuesday evening. A total of three people are said to have been injured, two of them seriously.
IIn the city center of Halle there was an explosion on Tuesday evening, leaving two seriously injured young people.
It happened around 6 p.m. in the public toilets in the Marktschlösschen on the market square, three people were injured in total, a police spokesman said on Tuesday evening.
A 12-year-old and a 13-year-old were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. A 51-year-old woman was slightly injured. “The cause is currently still completely unclear,” said the spokesman.
According to the police, the square was cordoned off within a radius of 100 meters. Residents around the site of the explosion were evacuated from their homes.