At least 17 injured in explosion in French city of Dijon

An explosion has occurred in the French city of Dijon, according to media reports. At least 17 people have reportedly been injured. The blast was caused by gas, the local government office said, RT reported.

Some victims were retrieved from under the rubble. The search for other people who may still be inside the building continues.

Earlier in the day, Dijon Mayor Francois Rebsamen said that eight people were injured in the blast according to preliminary information.