In pictures: Parsons Green Tube train ‘terror’ blast


An explosion on a Tube train in south-west London has injured a number of people.

Witnesses reported panicked scenes as a result of the blast at 08:20 BST at Parsons Green station on the District Line.

A white bucket inside a supermarket bag was photographed inside the carriage, although it did not cause extensive damage.

Police are treating it as a terror attack.

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A white bucket on fire inside a supermarket bag was seen on the District Line train. One passenger told the BBC there was a “really hot intense fireball above my head” when it ignited

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Hundreds of commuters fled from Parsons Green station, with witnesses reporting scenes of panic after the explosion

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Some travellers were stuck on trains that were stopped after the explosion

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The ambulance service said a number of people had been injured, but none had sustained serious or life-threatening wounds. This woman was photographed as she was escorted from the scene by a police officer

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Commuters and those working near the station were led outside a police cordon around Parsons Green station

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Armed police and forensics officers were seen examining train carriages

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Sniffer dogs were also sent to the scene



Source : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-41281170

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