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London Tube Explosion: 18 People Taken To Hospital After Attack On Train


London’s Metropolitan Police are investigating an explosion that struck a subway station Monday morning as a terrorism incident. “We can confirm we have taken 18 patients to hospital following the incident at Parsons Green underground station,” said Natasha Wills, of the London Ambulance Service. No deaths have been reported as a result of the blast, which seems to have left a small fire burning in a bucket inside a train car. Emergency calls went out at 8:20 a.m. local time, when a fire was reported at the station. “There was an explosion on a tube train,” Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said at a news briefing. “We now assess that this was a detonation of an improvised explosive device. ” Of the 18 people who were injured, Rowley said, “I understand most of those to be flash burns.” Photos of some of the people who were in the area of the blast show singed hair and skin reddened by intense heat. When Rowley was asked if a suspect is in custody — or whether it’s known if the person

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