Published: Wed, June 20, 2018
World News | By Laverne Osborne

Reports of minor explosion at London Tube station

Reports of minor explosion at London Tube station

The station has now been closed as police, ambulance and fire services remain at the scene and parts of the Piccadilly line are now closed.

Trains are now not stopping at Southgate Tube station due to concerns over the suspicious package.

Police stand at the scene after several people were injured after a small explosion at Southgate Underground station in north London, Britain June 19, 2018.

Police responded after people ran from the station and said there had been an explosion.

"Enquiries are ongoing to establish the cause of the reported explosion, which appears to have been minor".

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"We will update with more info as we get it".

Fortunately reports now indicate that there have been no serious or life-threatening injuries as the authorities continue to control the incident which occurred today at 7.03pm.

A Twitter user with the handle @nakzokulah posted: "I was at Southgate Station when this commotion started".

British Transport Police said: "We are now dealing with an incident at #Southgate tube station".

More information as it develops.

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