Lyon bomb suspect ‘had pledged allegiance to Islamic State’

Emergency services personal treat an injured woman after the bomb exploded in Lyon on Monday. Photo: Phillippe Desmazes/AFP

An Algerian suspected of setting off a package bomb in southeast France last week has told investigators that he pledged allegiance to the Islamic State jihadist group, a judicial source said on Thursday.

The 24-year-old man, identified as Mohamed Hichem M., was arrested on Monday after an extensive manhunt since Friday, when 13 people were wounded by the explosion on a busy pedestrian stRead More – Source

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