IED Detonated On London Underground Train, 22 Injured

Posted on September 15, 2017 • Filed under: Terrorism, Tourist Warning, United Kingdom

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Naomi Rovnick, Tom Burgis and Robert Wright/ reported an improvised explosive device was detonated on a London Underground train on Friday morning, injuring 22 people in what police say was a terrorist incident. Counter-terrorism officers took charge of the investigation and were seeking to establish who had planted the device on a packed commuter train during rush hour. Armed police and emergency services rushed to Parsons Green Underground station in west London after receiving reports of an explosion at 8.20am. The device comprised a bucket in a carrier bag with protruding wires, according to witness accounts and images on social media. Passengers on the District Line train said the device burst into flames, leaving those nearest to it with burns. Read Full Article at


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