HUFFINGTON POST
07/27/2016 11:14 am ET Updated Jul 27, 2016

Suitcase 'Explodes' Near Migrant Center In Germany's Zirndorf: Local Media

Police say there are no injuries.

A suitcase containing aerosols detonated near a reception center for migrants in Zirndof, a town close to Nuremberg on Wednesday, German media reported.

There were no injuries in the incident and no danger to the surrounding area, local police wrote on Twitter.

A police statement said there was no evidence of an explosive device and a spray can in the suitcase may have exploded, adding that they were looking for the owners of the suitcase.

Witnesses had reported hearing a loud bang before finding a burning suitcase in an allotment garden, according to broadcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk.

Television images showed police standing near a partially destroyed suitcase lying in a small alley.

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