Police hunt suspect after 13 injured in Lyon explosion
French police are hunting a suspect following an explosion that injured 13 people in a busy pedestrian street in Lyon.
Officers released a photo of a man with a bike caught on CCTV. They describe the suspect, wearing light-coloured shorts and a long-sleeved dark top, as "dangerous". He is believed to have deposited a sack or package that exploded.
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Regional authorities said 13 people suffered mostly minor injuries, including 11 who were still in hospital on Saturday morning.
France's counter-terrorism office has launched an investigation.
Lyon Mayor Gerard Collomb said he had no indication about the suspect's motives.