At least 3 killed in explosion at Paris work site

September 27, 2013 20:10

PARIS - At least three people were killed on Friday in a large explosion on a work site in central Paris which the city mayor said was likely an accident.

The blast on a narrow street in northern Paris ripped through a garage, breaking windows and causing surrounding buildings to shake.Police said a building across from the blast site had been evacuated and the fire brigade was reinforcing its foundations to avoid collapse. Rescuers were searching for a possible fourth victim under rubble.

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