2019-08-31: On Saturday (31 August), one person was killed in a knife attack near Laurent Bonnevay metro station in Villeurbanne near Lyon. Six people were injured. One person was arrested. One suspect is still being sought after.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Armed clashes are possible during arrests of suspects. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.