France: Bar fire kills 13 people in Rouen

13 people have reportedly died after a fire broke out at a bar in Rouen, France early on Saturday morning.

The victims, local media reports were young people between the ages of 18 and 25, attending a birthday party at the Cuba Libre bar.

Firefighters responding to the emergency, declared 13 people dead. However, the death toll is expected to rise.First responders rescued six people who sustained injuries.

Explosión accidental de bar en Rouen, Francia deja al menos 13 personas muertas y 6 heridos


13 personas murieron y otras 6 resultaron heridas tras que devastó un bar en la ciudad francesa de 


RT reported the cause of the fire was an “accidental explosion on site”. It took firefighters 30 minutes to control the flames. The victims bodies were transported to the University Hospital of Rouen.



Incendie dans un bar à  13 morts 7 blessés dont un grave @RTLFrance

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