Explosion in Paris - Rescuers found fourth body under the rubble

Source : 112 Ukraine

The blast killed two firefighters and two civilians
16:43, 13 January 2019

112 Agency

The death toll of an explosion in Paris bakery, which happened the day before, increased to four people. It is reported by Le Figaro.

Parisian prosecutor's office reports that rescuers have found another body under the rubble.

The explosion took the lives of two firefighters and two civilians, about forty people got injured, some of them were in serious condition.

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A citizen of Ukraine received minor injuries as a result ofan explosion at a Paris bakery, the head of the Ukrainian Embassy in France consular department, Mykola Sobko, informed. 

"The man lived in a hotel opposite the building, where the explosion occurred, and received minor injuries," the diplomat said.

According to him, Ukrainian was provided with the necessary consular assistance. His health condition is assessed as satisfactory.

As reported, a strong explosion thundered at a bakery located on rue de Trevise in Paris downtown, around 9 a.m. local time. As a result of the blast, windows in neighboring houses were broken.

According to preliminary data, the explosion occurred due to a gas leak. After it, a fire started in the building.

The media noted that this bakery was supposed to be closed on Saturday morning.

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