BERLIN (AP) -- Police in the southern German city of Ansbach say a man was killed when an explosive device he was believed to be carrying went off near an open-air music festival, injuring 10 people.

Ansbach police said in a statement early Monday that just after 10 p.m. Sunday they were alerted to an explosion in the city center.

They said that "a man, according to our current knowledge the perpetrator, died" in the blast.

Ansbach police could not immediately be reached for further comment.

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