Fire north of Paris kills three, injures eight

PARIS (Reuters) – A fire overnight in a residential building north of Paris killed three people and injuring eight others, including one child who was badly hurt, local police said on Saturday.

Judicial authorities have opened an investigation into the cause of the blaze, which took place in the town of Stains in the Seine-Saint-Denis department and has now been extinguished, the police added.

(Reporting by Claude Chendjou; Writing by Sybille de La Hamaide; Editing by Mark Potter)