French police arrest suspect of bombing in Lyon

The French police has a suspect of the bombing in Lyon arrested, made to the French minister of Domestic Affairs Christophe Castaner Monday known on Twitter. In the attack on a promenade in the centre of the city, were Friday thirteen people injured.

It goes according to the French prosecutor for a 24-year-old man. Or the same person that on the images of surveillance cameras was to see, it is not yet known.

The mayor of Lyon Gérard Collomb and confirms that they with the arrest thinking the person responsible for the bombing in custody.

Both Castaner as Collomb have no further details about the arrest.

Pieces of metal present in the bag

The aanslagpleger left a bag behind for a bakery. Around 17.30 took place an explosion took place. According to researchers, the explosive devices in the bag from a distance to explosion. In the bag were also pieces of metal. There is yet nothing known about a possible motive.

Three of the thirteen wounded layers this weekend still in hospitals. Their injuries by the authorities described as light. Most of the victims were injured on their legs.


Police is doing investigation after explosion in Lyon

Colis piégé à #Lyon : un suspect vient d’être interpellé.
You salue la mobilisation de la SDAT, the la police judiciaire de Lyon et de la DGSI, co-saisies par la section antiterroriste du parquet de Paris.
Leur action conjointe est déterminante.

AvatarAuteurCCastanerMoment of plaatsen08:12 – may 27, 2019


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