Explosion hits restaurant in Brazil; 3 said killed

October 13, 2011 5:44:50 AM PDT
An explosion has caused heavy damage to a restaurant in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro.

Fire Department spokesman Helio Oliveira tells the G1 news website the explosion early Thursday injured at least 13 people, three of whom are listed in serious condition.

Officials say they are investigating the cause of the explosion.