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France: Interior Minister Castaner visits Paris gas blast site01:23

France: Interior Minister Castaner visits Paris gas blast site

France, Paris
January 12, 2019 at 17:33 GMT +00:00 · Published

The French Minister of the Internal Affairs Christophe Castaner visited the site of a gas explosion in Paris on Saturday.

A powerful explosion rocked central Paris on Saturday morning, leaving two firefighters dead and at least 37 people injured, police say.

According to initial reports, the blast was triggered by a gas leak and went off in a bakery on the Rue de Trevise in the 9th Arrondissement.

France: Interior Minister Castaner visits Paris gas blast site01:23
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The French Minister of the Internal Affairs Christophe Castaner visited the site of a gas explosion in Paris on Saturday.

A powerful explosion rocked central Paris on Saturday morning, leaving two firefighters dead and at least 37 people injured, police say.

According to initial reports, the blast was triggered by a gas leak and went off in a bakery on the Rue de Trevise in the 9th Arrondissement.

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