(Reuters) – A massive explosion was heard in Paris, the echo of which spread throughout the city. Police said it was the plane that broke the sound barrier.
People from several central districts and surrounding suburbs reported hearing the explosion. Some said they felt the buildings shake. Birds scattered in the streets.
There were no immediate reports of smoke or fire.
Police said the “explosion” over Paris was caused by a fighter jet breaking the sound barrier.
(Geert de Klerk, translated by Elizaveta Zhuravleva. Editor Anna Kozlova)