According to preliminary police data, the cause was a gas leak.

 

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In one of the bakeries of the ninth district in central Paris, there was an explosion and a fire broke out, said local police. Firefighters arrived at the scene and began to extinguish the fire. An ambulance also arrived.

Updated: French Ministry of the Interior reported that two firefighters died in an explosion and a fire in a bakery. Also 47 people were injured, ten of whom are in serious condition. Initially, the death of four people was reported, but later the police corrected the information.

According to BFMTV, the police suggests that the explosion at the bakery on the first floor was due to a gas leak. In the nearby houses the windows were broken.

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