Warnings have been issued about a suspect armed with a knife, who is reportedly on the run in London following an incident on the Underground which has left people injured.
According to witnesses, an ‘explosion’ ripped through Parsons Green station this morning, leaving passengers with facial burns and other injuries.
Counter-terrorism sources have said their working assumption is the incident is ‘terrorism’.
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
It’s been reported by The Sun, bomb squads have now been called in to deactivate a second device.
The first device was a white container which ‘blew up’ on the District Line.
Police are currently investigating the incident.
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