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Paris Explosion: Loud gas explosion at bakery in Central Paris; several injured

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12th January, 2019 14:55 IST

Paris Explosion: Loud explosion reported in Central Paris; several injured

A large explosion has been reported in central Paris damaging buildings and there are reports of casualties, news agency AFP said quoting French police. The source of the explosion on Saturday is unclear, though first reports indicate a possible gas leak at a bakery, reports CNW.

A fire broke out after the blast at around 9 am in the busy 9th district of the city, which police suspect may have been caused by a gas leak, reports Times Of Malta.

 

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A large explosion badly damages a bakery in central Paris, injuring several people and smashing windows in surrounding buildings, reported  news agency ANI.

Further details awaited.

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