September 3rd, 2010
12:08 PM ET

Hare Krishna temple in U.K. on fire after explosion

[Posted at 12:08 p.m.] A third of a Hare Krishna temple in Leicester, England has collapsed, fire and rescue officials tell CNN.

"There was an explosion, a third of the building collapsed and there is a fire on the ground floor," but no people have been trapped, a Leicestershire Fire and Rescue press officer said.

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The Hare Krishna movement is also known as the the International Society for Krishna Consciousness.

[Posted at 11:59 a.m.] A Hare Krishna temple in Leicester, England was burning Friday after an explosion, the Press Association of Great Britain reported.

Television images showed a building in flames.

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