France: 2 killed after gas explosion in Paris bakery

  12 January 2019    Read: 1157
France: 2 killed after gas explosion in Paris bakery

At least two firefighters were killed after a gas explosion at a bakery in the French capital on Saturday, according to the Paris prosecutor’s office, Anadolu Agency reports. 

In a statement, the office said 47 people were also injured, 10 of them seriously, as a result of the explosion.

Earlier, French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner had said that four people were killed at the explosion.

According to police, a fire broke out, followed by an explosion, in the bakery on Rue de Trevise in the 9th arrondissement of north-central Paris.


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