a Number of passengers injured with burns in face, according to witnesses
- FOTOGALERÍAimages of explosion in London underground
The police London is investigating “an incident” on London underground, in particular an explosion in a convoy that was covered in rush hour, District line (green) to height of stop Parsons Green, in southwest of british capital. Members of police and emergency services have flocked to place after several media to speak of “an explosion.”
Work colleague was on district line train at Parsons Green when a bag exploded #london pic.twitter.com/1yXOsFVAJ1— Andy Webb (@andyjohnw) September 15, 2017
“We are aware of an incident at underground station of Parsons Green. The station is closed”, he has written for London Metropolitan Police on Twitter. Transport for London has tuiteado: “We are investigating an incident in Parsons Green. This breaking news story is being updated and we will post more details soon. Refresh page to get more complete version”.
We have a number of resources on scene at #ParsonsGreen including @LAS_HART. More information will follow https://t.co/TciNtAa8dO pic.twitter.com/ZUWpHz7CTn— London Ambulance (@Ldn_Ambulance) September 15, 2017
Witnesses quoted by british press report that re has been several injured by burns and that re has been a stampede at station to 8.30 a.m., London time, in full rush hour. The station affected is located in area of Fulham, an area of underground network is very busy at this hour of morning. A reporter from daily newspaper Metro that he was in convoy at time of explosion has told, that re are several people injured, one of m a woman presenting severe burns. The explosion, according to this medium, has had its origin in a white cube that was inside a plastic bag.
The incident, which police still has not given more details at moment, is a reminder of July 7, 2005, when a series of attacks, suicide bombers, jihadists in transport network of London caused 52 people dead and over 700 wounded.