At least 14 people were injured in an explosion at a public holiday in the German city of Freudenberg. The condition of six of them is assessed as extremely difficult, according to FOCUS Online.

According to preliminary data, the explosion could provoke the ingress of water which got into the frypot with hot fat. It was raining at the time of the incident. According to law enforcement agencies it was not a gas explosion .
The investigation is being conducted by the criminal police. The injured people were delivered by helicopter to clinics in the Ruhr region and Cologne.