At least twenty wounded by suspected gas explosion in the centre of Paris

By a large explosion in the centre of Paris are at least twenty wounded cases. According to the police, there was a bakery, a gas explosion, after fire was created.

Of the twenty injured are there two death and seven seriously wounded. Three firefighters were injured, because they are already at the bakery were to put out the fire.

On the Place de l’opéra, two helicopters ready to assist the wounded.

The incident happened Saturday around 9: 00 in the Rue de Trévise in the ninth arrondissement of the French capital. The police calls to the area to continue and emergency services the room.

On Twitter is talked about several injuries and screaming in the street. In the pictures on Twitter is a huge mess. The facade of the building is completely blown away. In the vicinity of the bakery, many of the windows disappeared.

Christophe Castaner, the French Interior minister, said on Twitter that certainly two hundred firefighters are called out. According to him, some of the victims on the spot.

In addition, he said, empathize with the victims. “My first thoughts are with the injured and their loved ones.”


Devastation after explosion in central Paris

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