Six People Dead Explosion Ripped Apartment Building in Paris
BOBIGNY: Six people were killed on Sunday when a blast at the ripped through an apartment building outside Paris, reducing half a residential block to rubble, emergency services said.
The bodies of a real child described as around 10 years old, a boy aged 14-18 as well as two women were recovered from the remains of the four-storey building in the northeastern suburb of Rosny-sous-Bois. Two more bodies were found late in the evening as firefighters continued to comb the wreckage, leaving two other people still unaccounted for, Mayor Claude Capillon said. Neighbours said the blast, which happened at around 07:00 am (0500 GMT), was strong enough to shake buildings some 100 metres (yards) away.