May 28, 2019
French Police Arrest Four over Lyon Package Bomb Blast (Agence France Presse)
French police have arrested four people over a package bomb explosion in the heart of the city of Lyon last week that injured 13 people. According to Paris prosecutors, the suspected bomber is a 24-year-old Algerian computer student, who was arrested along with his parents and another Algerian friend. Police also questioned the main suspect’s sister.
The explosive device, filled with screws and ball bearings, was placed in front of a bakery near the corner of two crowded pedestrian streets in the historic center of Lyon.