Lyon explosion: Eight injured in French city centre

Zamira Rahim

Emmanuel Macron has said an “attack” occurred in the French city of Lyon, after a blast injured at least eight people.

The prosecutors’ office said a parcel bomb was the suspected cause of the blast.

There were no fatalities in the explosion which hit the city’s pedestrian district on Friday.

The wounded do not have life-threatening injuries, a French Interior Ministry spokesperson added

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