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Suspected bomb blast injures 8 people in France's Lyon

President Emmanuel Macron described the incident as an "attack" with no fatalities.

Suspected bomb blast injures 8 people in France's Lyon
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Paris: At least eight people were injured in a suspected bomb attack in central Lyon on Friday, French officials said.

The blast occurred around 5:30 pm local time in a pedestrian street in the city in central France. President Emmanuel Macron, who was beginning a broadcast address as news of the explosion broke, described the incident as an "attack" with no fatalities.

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BFM TV reported the number of injured as 10, including one child.