- Several injured in powerful blast at Paris bakery The Express Tribune
- Several injured in powerful blast at Paris bakery: police DAWN.com
- Paris hit by a powerful bomb, casualties feared DunyaNews Pakistan
- France: loud explosion hits bakery in central Paris The News International
- 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.