Friday, 15 September 2017 : Heavily armed police rushed to an incident at a London underground station on Friday with local media reporting there had been an explosion on a train.
A Reuters witness could see six ambulances, fire engines and a helicopter at Parsons Green station in West London where the Metro newspaper reported that passengers had suffered facial burns from a blast and others had been hurt in a subsequent stampede.
Outside the station, a woman was sitting on a pavement with a bandage around her leg while armed police patrolled. A Reuters witness saw a woman being carried off on a stretcher with her legs covered in a foil blanket.
“We are aware of an incident at -ParsonsGreen tube station.
Police said they were aware of reports on social media and would release facts regarding the incident once they could be sure of their accuracy.