Berlin, Sep 8 (IANS) At least 14 people were injured in an explosion at a festive occasion in the German town of Alchen on Sunday afternoon, officials said.
The blast occurred in a traditional bake festival where around 100 people were at the scene. Some rain water possibly ran into a frying pan and triggered the huge explosion, Xinhua news agency reported.
Local police, fire brigade and rescue workers rushed to the scene and doused the fire. Police said a total of 14 people were injured and six are in a critical condition.
Some were transferred via helicopters to nearby clinics. Police is investigating the cause of the explosion.