French blogger 'killed by exploding whipped cream canister'

The death of a fashion blogger reportedly hit by an exploding whipped cream canister is being investigated by French authorities.

An investigation is under way into the death of Rebecca Burger and whether a faulty canister was to blame, the prosecutor's office in the eastern city of Mulhouse said.

The prosecutor would not comment pending further investigation.

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Consumer magazine 60 Million Consumers reported that Ms Burger was hit violently in the chest by the exploding canister, leading to a heart attack, on Saturday.

The magazine said it had been warning for years of such risks.

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