A major blast was heard in Paris and its nearby suburbs on Wednesday.

Iran Press/Europe: The French police have confirmed that the massive noise heard across Paris and nearby suburbs was not caused by an explosion but by a sonic boom from a military jet.

The police in the French capital said the sonic boom was caused as the military jet broke the sound barrier.

The huge noise had earlier panicked residents of Paris and sent netizens in the French capital in a tizzy on social media.

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