Dozens Injured in Restaurant Explosion

A large explosion and fire at a restaurant in the northern Japanese city of Sapporo, injured more than 40 people on Sunday. Some are missing and feared dead. Windows on an apartment building next door were broken, and cars parked outside were partially covered with debris that had fallen on them. 

A witness told NHK that he smelled gas after the sound of an explosion.  A  shelter for neighbors of the restaurant was set-up to escape the smoke. 

Source: Japan explosion: Dozens injured in Sapporo restaurant blast – BBC News

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