Five children among 10 people killed in France apartment block fire

Ten people have been killed after a fire at an apartment block in France.

Five children are among the dead after a blaze broke out overnight near the city of Lyon.

Officials say it happened in a residential building in Vaulx-en-Velin.

The region’s local authority said the cause of the fire was not known at this stage.

Around 170 firefighters were at the site.

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