After the explosion in the semi-detached house in Rohrbach, Upper Bavaria, a body was found in the rubble of the building. According to the police, the identity of the dead person is still unclear. So far, the couple who lived in the house are missing. According to the first findings of the investigators, a gas explosion has probably destroyed the house. The police also announced that a gas cylinder was found in the burned-out car that had been involved in the accident, which was reported at the address of the exploded house and in which a person was killed shortly after the explosion.
A police spokeswoman said that the great force of the detonation in the house implied a gas explosion. The house had gas heating. On Thursday, at least one gas bottle was recovered from the rubble. This was still intact. The exact cause of the explosion has not yet been clarified.
The explosion had destroyed a semi-detached house in Rohrbach an der Ilm (Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm district) on Thursday. The missing couple lived there – a 55-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman. Three other people who lived there were not at home at the time of the explosion, according to police. In the other semi-detached house, which was also badly damaged and is in danger of collapsing, two people were slightly injured.
Another mystery is a fatal traffic accident that occurred on Thursday at 12.50 p.m., around 20 minutes after the house exploded. On the B300 in Schrobenhausen, 30 kilometers away, a car drove into an oncoming truck, the driver of which was seriously injured. The car was reported to the address of the house that had exploded. There was a gas bottle in the car, as the police confirmed on Friday. That was the first thing he had Danube Courier reported. One person died in the car, the body burned beyond recognition, according to the police.
The house was searched for missing persons on Friday. However, it is unclear whether the missing couple was even in the house. Person search dogs were on site on Thursday, but they did not hit. Now corpse detection and incendiary detection dogs are in use. The corpse-tracking dogs did not initially strike, but had not yet come into all parts of the completely destroyed house.
In addition to the property described, some vehicles and neighboring houses were also damaged in the explosion. About 270 emergency services were on duty on Thursday.