A spokesman for the Reims's Emergency Services has confirmed that at least nine people were injured and two people killed, when a large part of a residential building collapsed on Sunday morning.
The spokesperson said that the authorities believed there might still be more victims, but that the cause of the explosion was still unknown.
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