Demolition expert blows himself up in front of his family during an argumentBy Mason White 12:15 PM November 18, 2014
|The scene of the incident|
By: Feng Qian
(Scroll down for video) A family dispute in Germany, ended when a father blew himself up, killing himself and injuring others.
The 49-year-old father of two girls, detonated explosives in his car outside his home, killing himself and wounding several others.
The man got into a heated argument with his family on Sunday night, at their home in the village of Homberg in the state of Hesse.
He then drove away in his car. The man’s concerned wife and daughter, who were home at the time, alerted police. Another daughter was not home at the time of the incident.
Police arrived at the scene before the man returned with explosives hidden in his car. The man suddenly detonated the explosives, killing himself and wounding seven people including his wife and daughter. Two police officers and three neighbors were also killed.
The explosion was so strong that it destroyed buildings and car windows within a radius of 500 meters.
Police said that the man who was a demolition expert, was authorized to have access to explosives for his work.