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Explosion at London Tower Hill station triggers panic among passengers

An Explosion Was Heard At A London Underground Station Triggering Panic Among The Passengers, Reports Said On Tuesday. Witnesses Said That They Heard A 'small Scale Explosion' In A Bag At Tower Hill Station On Tuesday, Leading To 'panic And Stampede,' Metro Reported.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Deepak Mahato | Updated on: 26 Sep 2017, 06:49:00 PM

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An explosion was heard at a London Underground station triggering panic among the passengers, reports said on Tuesday. Witnesses said that they heard a 'small scale explosion' in a bag at Tower Hill station on Tuesday, leading to 'panic and stampede,' Metro reported.

The explosion occured on a District Line train which was heading towards Ealing Broadway from east London, reports said. The explosion reportedly took place due to a battery pack. Around 5 people suffered minor injuries.

A spokesman for British Transport Police told "We are currently on the scene alongside the London Fire Brigade, after responding to a fire alert on the District Line."

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First Published : 26 Sep 2017, 05:39:24 PM

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