A gas explosion was reported in the bakery of Paris on Saturday. According to the reports, several injuries were reported after the blast, which took place at around 4 pm (IST) on Treviso Street of Paris. Briefing about the incident, a police officer told media that a powerful explosion and fire apparently caused by a gas leak at a bakery blasted out windows and overturned cars parked near the bakery and many people got injured in the blast.
According to the reports, 4 people died including 2 firefighters and more than 47 got injured in the incident. French minister Christophe Castaner told media that unfortunately, the human toll is particularly serious. Minister added that all the wounded have been admitted to the hospital where 10 are in critical condition, while rest of them got fewer injuries.
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, who was also present at the scene, extended his condolences and message of affection to victims.