Several injured in Paris bakery blast

Paris: Several people were injured in an explosion at a bakery in Central Paris, the local police reported on Saturday.

Al Jazeera reported that the blast occurred due to a gas leak in the bakery.

The Paris police prefecture took to Twitter, saying, “Rue de Treviso, alongside the Prime Minister, the Paris prosecutor, the @prefpolice and the Mayor of the capital. More than 200 @PompiersParis are engaged in rescue operations. The balance sheet looks heavy. My first thoughts are with the wounded and their loved ones.”

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However, the police did not report any deaths.

Investigations are still underway.

This incident came when the French capital is witnessing the ‘yellow-vests’ protests for the ninth weekend against President Emmanuel Macron’s economic policies, especially rising fuel and gas prices.


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