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WorldParis Explosion at Bakery Leaves at Least 4 Dead and Over 30 Injured

16:10  12 january  2019
16:10  12 january  2019 Source:   msn.com

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A powerful explosion and fire apparently caused by a gas leak at a Paris bakery Saturday blasted out windows and overturned cars, killing four people and injuring at least 47, including Firefighters pulled injured victims out of windows and evacuated residents as smoke billowed over Rue de

Several people are feared dead and it is unclear how many people have been injured in the blast. It is thought one person has been seriously injured in the explosion in Seine-Saint-Denis while four "According to a provisional report, there are four casualties." Around 30 firefighters have rushed to the

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A powerful explosion tore through a bakery in central Paris on Saturday morning, killing at least four people and leaving smoke, flames and scattered debris in its wake, the authorities said.

The police and city authorities said the blast, which occurred on Rue de Trévise, was believed to have been caused by a gas leak.

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Paris Explosion at Bakery Leaves at Least 4 Dead and Over 30 Injured© Thomas Samson/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Firefighters at the site of a blast in Rue de Trévise, in central Paris. There were reports of multiple injuries.

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Christophe Castaner, the interior minister, said two civilians and two firefighters were among the dead. About 200 firefighters had battled the blaze, and photos on social media showed people being rescued down a ladder after the explosion.

Eric Moulin, a Paris Fire Department spokesman, told reporters that at least 36 people had been injured by the explosion, including 12 seriously; three firefighters were among them. At least 24 others suffered minor injuries, he added.

Paris Explosion at Bakery Leaves at Least 4 Dead and Over 30 Injured© Thomas Samson/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images A woman being evacuated by the firefighters. There were reports of multiple injuries after the blast.

Rémy Heitz, the Paris prosecutor, said that the blast had been “manifestly accidental.” He told reporters at the site, “First there was a gas leak, then the arrival of the firefighters, followed by an explosion that caused the fire.”

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BREAKING: Huge explosion rocks Paris as Yellow Vest activists gather - many injured . A HUGE explosion has rocked the centre of Paris leaving at least nine Parisians injured . Casualties are feared after an explosion at a bakery in central Paris (Image: NC).

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The explosion came as Paris and other cities around France were bracing on Saturday for a ninth week of protests by the “Yellow Vests” movement, which had been marked by episodes of violence and vandalism of high-end stores. But there was no indication that the explosion on Saturday had anything to do with the protests.

Paris Explosion at Bakery Leaves at Least 4 Dead and Over 30 Injured© Thomas Samson/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The blast appears to have been an accident tied to a gas leak, the authorities said. The Yellow Vests are protesting the social and economic policies of President Emmanuel Macron, whom they consider to be out of touch with their everyday needs.

But the demonstrations have also come to express a wider discontent with the political and media elites. On Saturday, demonstrations were expected in Paris and in Bourges, a much smaller town in central France that some protest organizers had chosen because it was closer to the regions where many of the Yellow Vests live.

After the large explosion in Paris, pictures on social media showed a blackened store front at the corner of Rue Trévise and Rue Sainte-Cécile, in the 9th Arrondissement of Paris, with windows blown out, debris strewn around the street and fires still burning.

Other images showed damaged buildings and broken windows stretching for several blocks.

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