In an explosion at Parson Green station in London tube Metro trainmultiple casualties were reported including burn injuries on Friday.
The blast took place inside a white plastic bucket left in a super market bag in district line. Social media images from the train, widely circulated, showed a burning bucket inside the carriage. Reports said that there were screams, shouting and running. Armed police reached the scene immediately. Eyewitness accounts said that people were being removed for medical assistance apparently due to facial burn injuries. There were also cuts and bruises from trying to escape from the place in panic.
Explosive experts are examining the scene. Counter terrorism sources described the incident as “terrorism”.
Prime Minister of UK is to chair an emergency meeting to discuss incident.