An incident on a London Underground Tube train at Parsons Green station has reportedly left people injured.
In what’s been described by witnesses as an ‘explosion’, passengers on the train have reportedly suffered facial burns during their Friday morning commute.
The civilian injuries were sustained after a white container ‘blew up’ towards the rear of the District Line train.
Explosion on Parsons Green district line train. Fireball flew down carriage and we just jumped out open door. pic.twitter.com/pGbfotbfsJ
— Rigs (@RRigs) September 15, 2017
— Leon bridge (@Leonbridge3) September 15, 2017
Was on #parsonsgreen train when mass of people came rushing at us after 'explosion' on rear carriage. Surreal moment. Adrenaline pumping.
— Emma (@EmmaStevie1) September 15, 2017
Emergency services are attending the station in west London.
Police are currently investigating the incident:
We're aware of an incident at #ParsonsGreen station. Officers are at the scene. The station is closed. More information as we get it.
— BTP (@BTP) September 15, 2017
Met Police tweeted to say officers are currently at the scene and the station has been closed.