Thirteen people were injured including 11 hospitalized with wounds after a package blast in a pedestrian street in the heart of the French city of Lyon at around 5:30 p.m. on Friday, a source close to the inquiry told AFP.

President Emmanuel Macron called the explosion an “attack” when the news broke during a live YouTube interview ahead of Sunday’s European elections.

None of the injuries was life-threatening and most of those hurt were hospitalized for treatment to leg injuries that were described as light.

Macron has sent Interior Minister Christophe Castener to Lyon.

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