German bank blown up by robbers in botched raid

1 min read Published: 26 May 2010

Suspected robbers in Germany appear to have miscalculated the quantity of explosives needed to blow their way into a rural bank. 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. No-one was injured, though the blast damaged nearby cars and buildings. (source BBC)

Police told Money to the Masses that they want to speak to a group of men seen arguing in the vicinity, of what was left of the bank, shortly after the explosion. One man was heard screaming ‘’ You ver only meant to blow ze bloody doorz off...’’