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Seven Hurt in Suspected Package Bomb Blast in France’s Lyon

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7Dnews London

Fri, 24 May 2019 16:43 GMT

At least seven people were wounded Friday May 24th by a suspected package bomb blast on a pedestrian street in the heart of Lyon, southeast France, the local prosecutors' office said. 

The area where the explosion occurred, on the narrow strip of land between the Saone and Rhone rivers in the historic city centre, has been evacuated, according to AFP.

None of the injuries appear to be life-threatening, a spokesman for the prosecutors' office said.


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