Body found in rub­ble brings toll to 4 in Paris blast

The News & Observer - - Nation & World -

Paris Fire Depart­ment said res­cuers have found a wo­man’s body un­der the rub­ble of a bak­ery in Paris that was blown apart by a pow­er­ful ex­plo­sion, bring­ing the over­all death toll to four.

The blast Satur­day morn­ing in the Rue de Tre­vise in north-cen­tral Paris also in­jured dozens. Paris Fire Depart­ment spokesman Eric Moulin told re­porters Sun­day that 9 peo­ple were still in crit­i­cal con­di­tion and 45 oth­ers were also in­jured but not as se­ri­ously.

Paris pros­e­cu­tor Remy Heitz said Satur­day fire­fight­ers were al­ready on the scene to in­ves­ti­gate a sus­pected gas leak when the ex­plo­sion hap­pened.

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