Fire Near Paris Gare de Lyon Station Under Control, Police Say

(Bloomberg) -- Firefighters are extinguishing a fire outside the Paris train station of Gare de Lyon, local police said Friday in a tweet.

  • Station was partly evacuated after garbage bins and scooters were set on fire, causing black smoke, Agence France-Presse reported.
    • Underground part of the station partially evacuated as precautionary measure
  • Violence at Gare de Lyon due to confrontation between Congolese political opponents, Paris Deputy Mayor Emmanuel Gregoire said in a tweet.

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