BREAKING: Package Bomb Explodes in Lyon, France – 8 People Injured

France – A package bomb exploded in central Lyon Friday evening.

French President Emmanuel Macron called the explosion “an attack” after 8 people were wounded, including an 8-year-old girl, according to local officials.

The package bomb was filled with nails, screws and bolts.

Via Express UK:

Le Progres wrote: “According to our information, the package, filled with nails, screws and bolts, was laid in the street.”

The explosion took place approximately at 4.30pm BST (5.30pm local time) near the shop Brioche Doree, near number 16.

Emergency services rushed to the scene, including police, firefighters and “soldiers”, Le Progres wrote.

They said: “Sala Street is completely blocked by soldiers. Many fire engines are on site.”

This is a breaking story…please check back for updates.

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