UK: Several injuries caused in 'counter-terrorist related' tube explosion — Police

The British Transport Police confirmed a 'number' of injuries following an explosion on a train near Parsons Green underground station in Fulham, west London, at around 8:20am on Friday, and that a counter-terrorist operation was underway. Adrian Hanstock, the Deputy Chief Constable British Transport Police, said a review was underway of the 'critical and extremely serious incident.' «At... Еще around 8:20am the emergency services were called to Parsons Green to deal with what looked like an item exploding to a small degree on a tube train,» said Hanstock. «There have been a number of people injured and we are still assessing the extent of those injuries. The matter has been declared as a counter-terrorist related incident.» Emergency services responded within minutes, employing sniffer dogs and helicopters, as well as six fire engines and several ambulances. The tube’s District Line has been suspended between Earls Court and Wimbledon in west London and the Metropolitan Police say they are investigating the ‘incident’.

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