22 Injured In London Underground Train Blast

No fewer than 22 people have been hospitalized after a terror attack on a London underground train on Friday morning, British security officials say.

Police say an “improvised explosive device” was detonated on a train at Parsons Green station in west London.

Eyewitnesses saw people with burn injuries as commuters fled train.

No arrests have so far been made in connection with the incident, but manhunt is underway, police said in a statement.

“We believe the fire was caused by the detonation of an improvised device, which is being forensically examined,” the statement added.

Police say the device was intended to cause much greater damage, but cautioned that the investigation is still in its preliminary stages.

British Prime Minister, Theresa May is expected to call an emergency security meeting today (Friday), following the attack.

U.S President, Donald Trump condemned the attack, calling the attackers as “loser terrorist”.

However, British police described Trump’s tweets as “unhelpful.”

Trump claimed earlier that the “loser terrorist” was “in the sights of Scotland Yard,” a reference to London’s police headquarters.

Subscribe to our newsletter
Subscribe to get daily news updates delivered directly to your inbox.
You can unsubscribe at any time
You might also like

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.