The explosion occurred on one of the pedestrian streets in Lyon, there are wounded.
according to the newspaper Progr? S, a parcel bomb exploded in the street Victor Hugo about 17: 30 (18: 30 GMT).
according BFMTV, damaged More than a dozen people, and among them a child.
It is noted that severe injuries are not documented.
according to the information portal Lyonmag exploded bomb, stuffed with nails and bolts that was in the parcel.
law enforcement agencies cordoned off the scene, the local authorities via Twitter urging the people to avoid the area for safety purposes.
The Prosecutor's office began proceedings in accordance with paragraph " Attempted premeditated murder ".
the head of France Emmanuel macron said that while early to draw any conclusions about the incident.
the Russian Embassy in France stated that they had no information about whether there is among received damage in the explosion of Russian citizens.