PARIS, May 24. /TASS/. At least eight people have been injured after a bomb exploded in the pedestrian Victor Hugo street in the center of Lyon, the Le Progres newspaper reported.
An eight-year old girl is among the injured, the newspaper specified. According to Le Progres, the bomb was hidden in a bag filled with nails and bolts.
The medical services note that people were mostly injured in the lower limbs.
The Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region prefecture has confirmed the explosion reports. The area around the Victor Hugo and Sala streets intersection hit by the explosion is cordoned by the police, bomb squads are at the scene.