"Around 40 people have been injured in an explosion in a bar in the city of Sapporo in northern Japan, according to several media outlets."
"It is unclear what caused the explosion."
"the Images from the news agency Kyodo News shows the devastation after the explosion, which occurred at 20.30 o'clock on Sunday, local time. In the pictures show how a building has crumbled and how the white smoke rises towards the sky, and how the blast had debris spread over a large area."
"In a movie clip put up on Twitter are flashing fire engines at the building, which is burning strongly."
"the Police have no information about what is behind the explosion, writes Kyodo News."
"Several houses reported to have collapsed in the district of Toyohira-hu."
"According to the police, have one of the affected in the explosion sustained serious damage, reports the BBC who also report that some reports are talking about a gas explosion."
"the Emergency services have warned people in the area that more explosions may occur."