Baku. 1 April. REPORT.AZ/ An explosion occurred in a building in central Paris on Friday leaving numerous casualties, Daily Mail reported.
Report informs citing the Le Parisien the cause of the blast may have been a gas explosion.
The building is on the Rue d'Uzes, close to the Paris Stock Exchange building and the headquarters of the AFP news agency. At least five people injured as a result of explosion.
Around 140 firefighters were on the scene to help free victims from the building, which contained offices for businesses including lawyers, accountants and telecommunications firms.
Explosion occurred in central Paris.
Report informs citing the RIA Novosti, several streets have been evacuated after an explosion was heard in the centre of Paris.
Causes of the incident being investigated.