'At least two dead' after explosion at French flats

The Mayor of Reims Adeline Hazan has told the French news agency BFM TV that at least "two people were killed" in the accident at a four storey block of flats in the city.

Initial reports on local French media suggest the explosion may have been caused by a gas leak.

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3 dead in French flats explosion

Three people have died and at least 14 have been injured after a suspected gas explosion at a block of flats in the French city of Reims. Officials believe there could be more injured people trapped beneath the rubble of the four-story building.