Injured in the explosion in Paris got 20 people

Injured in the explosion in Paris got 20 people

Moscow. January 12. INTERFAX.RU — at Least 20 people were injured due to the heavy explosion that occurred on Saturday morning in one of the Central districts of Paris, according to the Metropolitan police.

The condition of two injured is critical.

According to the newspaper Le Figaro, among victims — three firefighters. The scene on Rue Trevise called for the interior Minister of France Christophe Castaner, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, mayor Anne Hidalgo.

Rue de Trévise, aux côtés du Premier ministre, du procureur de Paris, du @prefpolice et de la Maire de la capitale.
Plus de 200 @PompiersParis sont engagés dans les opérations de secours.
Le bilan s annonce lourd.
Mes premières pensées vont aux blessés et leurs proches.

— Christophe Castaner (@CCastaner) 12 Jan 2019

“More than 200 firefighters involved in the rescue operation. “The impact (of the explosion — if), apparently serious. Express support for the victims and their relatives”, — wrote Castaner on Twitter. He told reporters that the cause of the explosion — “explicitly domestic”, and firefighters are working at the scene.

As reported in a bakery in the ninth arrondissement of Paris in the morning first broke out a fire, then explosion. Firefighters believe that the cause of the accident could be a gas leak. In the same quarter are a favorite tourist objects of the Paris Opera, several museums, major concert hall, as well as the famous shops on the Boulevard Haussmann.