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    The explosion and fire occurred in a bakery in the French city of Lyon; firefighters and police officers who arrived on the scene found the burned bodies of a woman and a child, according to the newspaper Progres.

    According to the newspaper, the explosion occurred on Saturday evening in a bakery located on the first floor of a residential building; two people were killed and four were injured.

    ​In two hours, the fire was extinguished.

    ​Another person was injured, who escaped from the fire by jumping out of a second-storey window.

    ​The cause of the explosion has not been established yet; an investigation has begun. In January, three people were injured in a major explosion at a university building in Lyon, according to The Independent.

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