China News Agency, Berlin, February 17 (Reporter Peng Dawei) The headquarters building of Lidl, a large German supermarket chain, in Neckarsulm, Baden-Württemberg, was hit by a mail bomb on the 17th, injuring three people, including one. Heavier.
The police then sealed off the industrial park where the building was located and searched the building.
Currently, the case is still under investigation.
Lider is one of the largest supermarket chains in Germany and Europe. It has more than 3,200 stores and 88,000 employees in Germany; it has 11,200 stores in 29 countries around the world.
According to the case information released by the local police, at about 14:50 pm local time on the 17th, an explosion occurred in Lid's headquarters office building in Neckarsulm, Baden-Württemberg. Three people were injured, one of whom was seriously injured.
According to Southwest Deutsche Broadcasting, the explosion occurred at the front desk of the office building and was caused by a bomb contained in an envelope or small package.
A rescue helicopter was dispatched locally and the three injured were sent to hospital for treatment.
Lide said in a statement that evening that it was shocked by the incident and hoped that the injured employees would recover as soon as possible.
After the explosion, the police sealed off the industrial park where the Lide headquarters building was located and evacuated nearly a hundred staff in the building.
The police also dispatched bomb disposal experts and bomb disposal dogs to search the entire building, and eventually found no other suspicious items.
The Criminal Investigation Department of Baden State is currently cooperating with the police to investigate the case.
As of press time, the authorities have not yet ascertained the background or motives involved in this case.
This is the second mail bomb attack in Baden-Württemberg in a week.
On the 16th of this month, a parcel received at a factory in Eppelheim, Rhein-Neckar, Baden-Württemberg, exploded, causing one person to be injured.
It is not clear whether the two incidents are related.