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3 people injured after a World War II bomb exploded at a Munich train station, police say

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Aerial image of Donnersbergerbrücke train station in Munich, Germany.

Three people were injured after a World War II bomb exploded at a train station in Munich, Germany, on Wednesday, police and local media reports said.

The Munich Fire Department tweeted around 12:55pm  local time that it was assisting "a large number of people" at the site of the explosion, which it said was on a construction site near the Donnersbergerbrücke S-Bahn station.

The Munich police said about an hour later that an aircraft bomb had exploded.

Bild reported that it was a 250-kilo aerial bomb from World War II.

The Deustche-Bahn's official Twitter account reported that the Munich to Donnersbergerbrücke line was closed.


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