An explosion occurred, causing an apartment building to collapse in Bordeaux, southwestern France.
authorities of the New Aquitaine region announced that the rescuers had found the body of a woman who was killed, and a man was found alive at the scene of the accident, who was missing.
authorities said that the explosion occurred at about eight o’clock this morning, Saturday, in the building, which has a garage in the basement, and resulted in the complete collapse of the building, in addition to damage to two adjacent buildings, which rescue teams said had partially collapsed.
According to the initial hypothesis only, the explosion was caused by a gas leak during the work in the garage. However, investigations are underway to determine the exact causes of the accident.