Two bodies have been found after an explosion flattened a four-storey apartment building in the southern French city of Marseille.
Local authorities said six people remained unaccounted for and that rescue efforts were ongoing.
The blast occurred in the La Plaine neighbourhood .
The cause remains unclear, but investigators are looking into the possibility of a gas leak.
Five people from neighbouring buildings sustained minor injuries in the explosion and around 200 people had to be evacuated from their homes.