Explosion rocks central Paris

World 1/12/2019, 9:34 AM
Explosion rocks central Paris

The police in Paris confirmed that a loud explosion occurred in the city's central area on Saturday morning around 9 am CET, in the 9th arrondissement's Rue de Trevise. AFP reported the explosion shattered a bakery, injuring several people. Some outlets cited a police source who said a gas leak caused the accident.

There are no casualties officially confirmed so far. Photos of the blast emerged on social media showing ground floor of a building on fire, with debris in its immediate surroundings and damage on the buildings around.

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