France: 10 killed due to fire at building near Lyon

Around 170 firefighters were onsite, battling the blaze that killed five children

Representative purposes only (File photo)
Representative purposes only (File photo)

By Reuters

Published: Fri 16 Dec 2022, 10:30 AM

Ten people, including five children, were killed — according to a provisional death toll — after a fire broke out on Friday morning at a residential building in Vaulx-en-Velin, near the French city of Lyon, said the local authority.

The local authority for the Lyon/Rhone region said the cause of the fire was not known at this stage. Around 170 firefighters were at the site.


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