A container exploded inside a packed London underground metro on Thursday causing mayhem inside the tube. According to reports, many passengers have suffered from facial burns after the explosion.
The incident took place around 8:15 AM in the morning as an underground train pulled into Parsons Green Station in south West London.
There was absolute panic and chaos in the train after the explosion and the passengers opened the emergency gates to run and save their lives.
The Metropolitan Police on their official Twitter account tweeted, “We’re aware of an incident at #ParsonsGreen station. Officers are at the scene. The station is closed. More information as we get it.” Firefighters and ambulances were also rushed to the spot and they are providing aide at the scene.
Natasha Wills, Assistant Director of Operations at London Ambulance Service said, “We were called at 8:20am to reports of an incident at Parsons Green underground station.
“We have sent multiple resources to the scene including single responders in cars, ambulance crews, incident response officers and our hazardous area response team, with the first of our medics arriving in under five minutes.
Wills also added that their initial priority is to assess the level and nature of injuries.
However there has been no report of any loss of life in this incident.
(This is a breaking story further details awaited)