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Tuesday 17 July 2018


London Tube explosion being treated as terrorist incident

Written by staff reporter

Police were called to a London Underground station at 08:20 today following reports of an explosion on a train. The incident, which resulted in a number of injuries, has since been declared an act of terrorism and is being investigated by the Met Police’s Counter Terrorism Command unit.

The London Fire Brigade and London Ambulance Service are also in attendance, and the station remains cordoned off.

People are advised to avoid the area.

Theresa May is to chair a COBR committee meeting at 13:00.

Anyone who has information that would assist detectives is urged to contact the hotline 0800 789321.

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