Three killed as huge explosion rips through Paris apartment block

THREE people are dead– including two firefighters – and multiple critically injured after a huge blast ripped through a building in Paris.

The explosion occurred in a building on the French capital's Rue de Treviso in the 9th district of the city this morning.

Shocking pictures show flames coming from the block, with rubble and debris all over the street as shocked bystanders look on.

Police and ambulances are currently on the scene, with officials confirming multiple people have suffered critical injuries.

A Paris fire department spokesman says the blast – reportedly caused by a gas leak at a nearby...
source: Daily Star

2019-01-12 21:50
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