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November 23, 2017

'Explosion' reported on underground train in London


‘Explosion’ reported on underground train in London

LONDON —An incident has been reported on an underground train in London. Reuters, along with multiple local news outlets, characterized…


An incident has been reported on an underground train in London.

Reuters, along with multiple local news outlets, characterized the incident as an explosion.

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Witnesses said it happened just after 8 a.m. local time on the District Line train at Parson’s Green Tube station.

Metropolitan Police tweeted that they were aware of the incident.

London’s transport body shut down part of the train line because of what it called a “security situation”

London Ambulance Service posted a statement regarding the incident, saying in part, “We have sent multiple resources to the scene…Our initial priority is to assess the level and nature of injuries. More information will follow when we have it.”

Social media posts depict the chaotic scene.

“I’m safe – just had to run for my life at #ParsonsGreen station – huge stamped, lots injured…” one user wrote.

One person was told to “get somewhere safe.”

This is a developing story, check back for details.


Source: 4029 Northwest Arkansas News ‘Explosion’ reported on underground train in London

‘Explosion’ reported on underground train in London

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