Paris blast hurts 63

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The Independent Online
At least 63 people were injured when a heating and air-conditioning plant exploded in the western suburb of Courbevoie, near La Defense business district, forcing hundreds of offices to shut down, Reuter reports from Paris. A worker from the plant was missing after the early morning blast, which destroyed the building and could be heard several miles away in central Paris. The cause of the explosion, was not yet known.