France: 13 injured in suspected parcel bomb explosion

France: 13 injured in suspected parcel bomb explosion
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  • calendar-gray 24 May 2019

At least 13 people were injured when a suspected parcel bomb explosion hit Lyon city of France Friday, local media reported, ONAreports quoting Anadolu Agency.

The suspected bomb exploded in front of a bakery in Lyon.

French President Emmanuel Macron defined the explosion as "attack" in a live broadcast, although the country's authorities are yet to confirm the cause of explosion.

The French police confirmed that 13 were injured, however, none of them sustain life threatening injuries.

A hunt for a suspect is underway, who fled the area on a bike after leaving the bag, local media said.

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