Attack by two men on a chemical factory near Lyon, France

Two attackers targeted a chemical factory in the town of Saint-Quentin-Fallavier near Lyon, France, today. The attackers rammed a car through factory gates and crashed into gas canisters in what appears to be an effort to blow up the factory. One person was decapitated by the attackers. At least one of the two suspects who have been arrested is said to have connections with radical terrorist groups. The investigation is ongoing.


Security has been increased at sensitive sites around Lyon. If you are travelling in the area of Saint-Quentin-Fallavier and Lyon, expect some traffic disruption and security checks.