Sport Roland Garros: Stan Wawrinka's match disturbed by the sound of the big explosion in Paris
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This Wednesday, September 30, a huge explosion was felt in Ile-de-France. More fear than harm, but a lot of concern for everyone, especially Stan Wawrinka, then playing tennis at Roland Garros.
It was 11:56 am when the. The concern then manifested itself on social networks, everyone wondering where the explosion could have come from felt even in the suburbs. Long minutes of questioning followed, revealing the most catastrophic hypotheses . This muffled noise disrupted the Roland Garros tennis tournament, which began on Sunday, September 27 due to the coronavirus epidemic. While started his match against Germany's Dominik Köpfer, time stood still after the blast. As he was due to serve, Dominik Köpfer broke off abruptly, looking puzzled at his opponent and the referees to try to find out what was going on. Stan Wawrinka looked equally surprised before the match finally resumed its course. The images, published on social networks, testify to the violence of the explosion heard. But more fear than harm. Just a few minutes after the noisy explosion, the explanations fell.
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The sound barrier broken
Faced with the concern of many Internet users, the police headquarters reassured everyone via Twitter: "A very important noise was heard in Paris and in the Paris region," it was written. There is no explosion, it is a fighter jet that has broken the sound barrier. Don't clutter the emergency lines!
Called to the rescue to try to come to the aid of an airliner in difficulty and whose links with the radios seemed difficult, the fighter had no other choice than to rush to live the pace, breaking thus the sound barrier and causing the detonation. The intervention of this device, despite the concern it has caused, will have had the merit of saving lives and allowing.
ÎLE-DE-FRANCE: Loud detonation heard throughout Paris and its suburbs. It is about a fighter plane having crossed the sound barrier (prefecture).- French News (@InfosFrancaises)
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