Lyon: At least seven people were wounded on Friday by a suspected package bomb blast on a pedestrian street in the heart of Lyon, southeast France, the local prosecutors’ office said. Also Read - First Cases of Indian COVID Variant Detected in France, Confirms French Govt

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 journalists at the scene. Also Read - Delhi Importing Oxygen Tankers From Bangkok, Plants From France Amid Crisis at Hospitals: Kejriwal

None of the injuries appears to be life-threatening, a spokesman for the prosecutors’ office said. Also Read - Fourth Batch of 3 Rafale Jets Arrive in India From France | See Photos, Video