PARIS | 3 dead, dozens injured in Paris bakery gas leak explosion

PARIS | 3 dead, dozens injured in Paris bakery gas leak explosion

PARIS— Jan 12, 2019—A powerful explosion apparently caused by a gas leak blew apart a Paris bakery on Saturday and devastated the street it was on, killing three people and injuring dozens as it blasted out windows and overturned nearby cars, French authorities said.

Witnesses described the sound of the explosion as deafening. Firefighters pulled injured victims out from broken windows and evacuated residents and tourists as a fire raged and smoke billowed over Rue de Trevise in the 9th arrondissement of north-central Paris.

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