1. Several injured in powerful blast at Paris bakery  The Express Tribune
  2. Several injured in powerful blast at Paris bakery: police  DAWN.com
  3. Paris hit by a powerful bomb, casualties feared  DunyaNews Pakistan
  4. France: loud explosion hits bakery in central Paris  The News International
  5. Paris 'gas explosion' causes casualties in city centre  BBC News
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A fire broke out after the blast at around 9am in the city's 9th distri­ct, a reside­ntial and shoppi­ng area

Firefighters work to extinguish the blaze and evacuate people from the building using ladders.

Paris's ninth district was rocked by a large blast at a bakery, fearing casualties.

Images posted on Twitter showed debris covering the street and the lower part of the building blown out and on fire.

An early-morning explosion and fire at a city centre bakery injure at least 20 people.