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    One Child Dead, 11 People Injured as Explosion Hits Paris Suburb Building

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    A residential building has exploded and collapsed in Rosny-sous-Bois, an eastern suburb of Paris, France, killing one child, Parisien newspaper reported Sunday.

    PARIS, August 31 (RIA Novosti) – A residential building has exploded and collapsed in Rosny-sous-Bois, an eastern suburb of Paris, France, killing one child, Parisien newspaper reported Sunday.

    At least 11 people were injured, including three in critical condition. Twelve others are feared trapped under the rubble.

    The explosion struck the four-storey residential building at around 7 a.m. local time (5:00 GMT) on Sunday, according to Agence France-Presse.

    It is not yet known what triggered the explosion. A large rescue operation is under way.

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