Several people have been injured in an explosion and fire at a bakery suspected to be caused by a gas leak, Paris Police says.
A Paris police spokeswoman said there was explosion on Saturday morning at the bakery on Rue Trevise in the 9th arrondissement of north-central Paris.
She said police got reports about several injuries but no deaths. She provided no further details after confirming to not disclose her name.
News media showed emergency vehicles surrounding the area. Images shared on social media showed the area around Rue De Montyon covered in wreckage with a fire raging in at least one building.
On Saturday, the explosion took place before heavy security in Paris and around France in the wake of yellow vest protests expected later.
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