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13 dead, 6 injured in devastating bar fire in France’s Rouen

13 dead, 6 injured in devastating bar fire in France’s Rouen :  13 people had died after a fire decimated and destroyed a bar in Rouen, Normandy region, France, a local newspaper reports. Most of the deceased were young people attending a birthday party.

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According to the newspaper reports that the fire started in the bar around midnight where young people had been gathering to celebrate a private birthday party in the northern city of Rouen, the Paris-Normandy.

Firefighters responded to the emergency, and reached the spot in minimum time. They had declared 13 people dead so far. More than a dozen people were injured in that furious fire.

According to the publication reports that the cause of fire was allegedly an accidental explosion on site.
The local newspaper added that Authorities expect the death toll to rise.

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