Lyon explosion: Huge blast at university campus in France
A massive 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 centre, is a science library.
The area has been evacuated and firefighters are on the scene.
Police told Reuters work was being done on the roof and that a gas bottle exploded, starting the blaze.
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