Gas blast kills three in Paris amid lockdown for yellow vest protests

12 January 2019 @11:12 | Reuters Africa
PARIS (Reuters) - Two French firefighters and a Spanish woman died and nearly 50 people were injured in a massive gas explosion that gutted the ground floor of a building in a central Paris shopping district on Saturday, authorities said. continue...
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