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Fire breaks out on rooftop of Lyon university

Lyon, France, Jan 17 (Reuters) – A large fire has broken out on the rooftop of a university in the French city of Lyon and firemen are on the scene, the Lyon 1 faculty said on Thursday.

Police and university sources said works had been ongoing on the roof and that a gas bottle exploded, starting the blaze. One person was hurt in the incident, the officials said.

This is the second gas explosion in less than a week following an incident in Paris where three people died and more than 50 were injured.

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