Explosion In Japan Leaves 42 Injured

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Explosion In Japan Leaves 42 Injured
A building has reportedly collapsed due to the explosion and the resulting fire.
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At least 42 people are injured after an explosion near a restaurant in the northern Japanese city of Sapporo. 

A fire that followed reportedly led to a building collapse. The wounded were rushed to a hospital, and one person reportedly had serious injuries. 

The cause of the explosion is under investigation. A witness told a Japanese public broadcaster they smelled gas in the area.

First responders warned residents in the area of a possible second explosion.

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN