Police are investigating an explosion at a subway station in west London on Friday that left several passengers of a train injured.
The blast came from at the back of the train while it was in the station, above ground.
Passengers who ran from the train reported panic after the explosion, and one local reporter said some people had suffered facial burns.
“We are aware of an incident at #ParsonsGreen tube station. Officers are in attendance. More info ASAP,” London’s Met Police tweeted. It had no further comment when contacted by Newsweek.
Transport for London said it was “investigating an incident at Parsons Green” and advised commuters to avoid travel between Wimbledon and Earl’s Court in London’s southwest. Read more