Massive explosion at a French University

Massive explosion at a French University

PARIS – A massive explosion at the University of Lyon, France has left at least three people slightly injured.

Police said works had been ongoing on the roof and that a gas bottle exploded, starting the blaze. At least three people have been slightly injured, the Reuters reported.

The university says construction work was the cause and that it was “accidental.” [image: Embedded video] link

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The building on the La Doua campus in Villeurbanne, north of Lyon city centre, is a science library.

The area has been evacuated and firefighters are on the scene, according to a tweet by the town of Villeurbanne.