10 injured, building destroyed in Uruguay blast

STORY: The explosion occurred in the morning in the Villa Biarritz neighbourhood, located near the coast of the Uruguayan capital.

Six floors of the building were completely destroyed, according to local media.

Two people, who were left in a serious condition after the incident, are in a local hospital being treated for burns and carbon monoxide inhalation, police said.

Firefighters have yet to identify the cause of the incident.