After the explosion in a bakery in Lychen in the Uckermark, a gas leak was discovered at the scene of the accident on Saturday night.

However, no further measures are required, said a spokesman for the Uckermark Police Inspectorate on Saturday on request. The police spokesman could not provide any further information.

The accident site is being monitored by a specialist company that is continuing to measure the gas concentration, he said.

As of Friday evening, 24 people who had been taken to safety after the blast had returned to their homes.

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A semi-detached house on the market in Lychen partially collapsed in the explosion on Friday morning. A 55-year-old employee of the bakery was seriously injured.