France: Huge explosion at Lyon University campus
A huge explosion has been seen at a university building in Lyon, France.
Footage of the blast shows a fireball erupting into the sky above the building where a smaller fire could already be seen on the roof.
Local reports say the building on the La Doua campus in Villeurbanne, north of Lyon city center, is a science library.
The area has been evacuated and firefighters are on the scene.
Police said work was being done on the roof and that a gas bottle exploded, starting the blaze.
At least three people have been lightly injured.
The incident comes days after a blast apparently caused by a gas leak hit a Paris bakery, killing four people and injuring several.