6:47 pm: The person who died would be a young man and 19 years old
6:25 p.m.: At this time, the national antiterrorist prosecutor's office has not been seized of the investigation, the antiterrorist sub-branch is evaluating the situation.
18h20: The firefighters communicate a new balance sheet which has just increased with 1 death, 9 wounded, 3 in serious condition
18.15: An AFP journalist on the spot saw a body packed in a body bag and embarked in an ambulance, traces of blood on the ground near the metro station around which a large security perimeter was in place.
18h05: What we know at 18h
Two men, one armed with a knife and the other with a kitchen spit, killed one person and wounded eight others Saturday afternoon, August 31, between 16:30 and 16:45, at the Laurent Bonnevay metro station. Villeurbanne, said the prefecture of the Rhone.
One of them was arrested and the other is actively sought, said the prefecture, which has no additional element for the moment. The motivations of the arrested man are not yet known.
About fifty firefighters were on site in the afternoon.
18:00: According to AFP, there are two men, one armed with a knife, the other with a kitchen pin that attacked several people. They killed one person and wounded 8 others this afternoon at the Laurent Bonnevay de Villeurbanne metro station, we learned from the prefecture
17:52: Progress indicates that the violent attack with a knife, has left at least one dead and eight wounded, one in absolute urgencyat the Laurent-Bonnevay metro station in Villeurbanne. An author is actively sought: a helicopter flies over the area of Vaulx-en-Velin La Soie.
17h38: One dead and 6 wounded according to a last balance sheet that was communicated by the Prefecture of the Rhone but one of the men is still on the run according to the latest information.
5:19 p.m.: The Progress confirms the information of Lyon Mag: "A violent aggression with a knife, this Saturday, August 31 afternoon around 4:25 pm, made at least six wounded at the station Laurent-Bonnevay in Villeurbanne.
More than thirty firefighters were rushed to the scene to help victims who are both in the basement in the station and on its forecourt.
The bus and metro lines are impacted by police intervention. "
We see him here mastered by passersby. (sitting in front of the elevator) pic.twitter.com/gDLhJ5lWX0
– Alex (@Khas_sf) August 31, 2019
17:07: This Saturday afternoon, two men armed with a knife attacked passersby in the parking lot in front of the metro station Vaulx-en-Velin Silk according Lyon Mag. At least six people were injured.
Metro A has been stopped to prevent the escape of individuals. One of them was arrested.
The Raid was deployed on site, as well as important police reinforcements.
Attack by knife near Lyon: several wounded https://t.co/PhIiU8SgnN pic.twitter.com/zHCbP4D3pw
– Lyon Capital (@lyoncap) August 31, 2019