One killed, 11 hurt in French factory explosion

One person was killed and 11 others injured following an explosion at a factory on the outskirts of Paris early on Wednesday, police said.

Paris: One person was killed and 11 others injured following an explosion at a factory on the outskirts of Paris early on Wednesday, police said.

The explosion occurred at around 4.30 a.m. (0230 GMT) at a plant in the suburb of Gennevilliers operated by carbon and graphite components manufacturer Carbone Lorraine.

The causes of the explosion were not known, police said.

Bureau Report