"the Cause of the explosion at a restaurant in Sapporo in northern Japan is not understood, but data in the media indicates that there might be a gas leak."
"the TV channel NHK reports that it may have acted on the gas from the bottles with disinfectant that was in the building. Investigators are also looking at the gas that was used by the company in the house."
"Several people have said that it smelled like gas on the first floor, reports the news agency Kyodo News. Over 40 people were injured in the explosion, among them several children."
"– the Ceiling fell down, and then collapsed the entire second floor, and we were stuck. We managed to escape after kicking us through the wall, " says a person who was in the restaurant, to the Kyodo."
"the Explosion occurred on Sunday evening local time."