Several injuries were caused by a major explosion in Paris. It is still unclear how the explosion originated.

The explosion was a little over 9.00 in the Rue de Trévise in the French capital.

According to the police, a fire started in a bakery as a result of the explosion.

On Twitter is spoken about several injured and yelling in the street. On photos on Twitter you can see a huge ragave and the front of the building is completely blown away.

The police are calling to leave the area where the explosion was gone and to provide emergency services.