The Latest: Paris street is devastated by gas blast; 3 dead

The Latest: Paris street is devastated by gas blast; 3 dead

PARIS —Jan 12, 2019—The Latest on blast at Paris bakery (all times local):

10 p.m.

A powerful explosion apparently caused by a gas leak has blown apart a Paris bakery and devastated the street it was on, killing three people and injuring dozens.

Witnesses described the explosion Saturday morning as deafening. It blew out windows and over turned nearby cars. Firefighters pulled injured victims out from windows and evacuated residents and tourists as a fire raged and smoke billowed over Rue de Trevise in north-central Paris.

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