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Would-be bank robbers in Germany blow up a bank

Nobody was injured, but a bank in Germany was destroyed when bank robbers vastly misjudged the amound of explosives needed to blow open a safe, according to this report:

The building housing the bank in the northern village of Malliss was largely destroyed by an overnight explosion.
The bank's cash machine survived intact and the suspected thieves are not thought to have made away with any money, Germany's Welt Online reported.

Read the full report on the BBC web site.

By Washington Post Editors  |  May 27, 2010; 7:41 AM ET
Categories:  Around the World , Offbeat  
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