The large Berlin Aquarium has 1,500 fish in the hotel Local police say at least two people were injured when a large.
Aquarium in a Berlin hotel exploded
aquarium in a Berlin hotel exploded about 1,500 fish were “overflowing” from the tank, 264,000, fall on the street and cause great damage.
Local police say about 100 rescuers responded to the scene, where two people were injured when they saw glass fall from a 50-meter cylindrical tank in the lobby of the Radisson Collection Hotel in central Berlin.
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Speaking to the press, Berlin mayor Franziska Giffey told reporters that the damage happened at 5.45 am and that the hotel was lucky to avoid “horrible human damage”.
Giffey said none of the 1,500 fish have been rescued, although authorities are trying to rescue hundreds of minnows kept in separate tanks under the hotel lobby.
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Photos and videos on social media showed broken glass in a small room, with broken furniture and windows. Hotel guests told Reuters the explosion caused “massive devastation”.
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A spokesperson for the restaurant said the restaurant has been closed until further notice.