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Police operation underway at Lyon railway station, one arrested

Reuters/Paris
Filed on October 22, 2020

(Agencies file)

Police said a bomb disposal team was present on the premises.

A police operation is underway at the Part-Dieu railway station in Lyon, France, local police said on Thursday, adding that one person had been arrested and that the station had been evacuated.


Police said a bomb disposal team was present on the premises, with checks being made and a security cordon in place.


Lyon local newspaper Le Progres reported on its website that a woman carrying several bags had threatened to blow herself up.


The Rhone area prefecture was not immediately available for comment.





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