Alleged blast hits London's Tube, evacuation underway at Tower Hill Station

  26 September 2017    Read: 2909
Alleged blast hits London's Tube, evacuation underway at Tower Hill Station

British Transport Police said Tuesday that London's tube Tower Hill station was evacuated after a mobile phone charger caused as a small blast on the train.

The reported blast occurred on a tube train near Tower Hill station and was followed by a fire and an acid-like smell, according to the Daily Mail. Eyewitnesses said that a small battery exploded in a passenger's bag on train, causing a fire.



Incident of small explosion/fire at Tower Hill station in London is NOT terror related, happened as passenger plugged charger into his phone.

Tower Hill station has been evacuated. Stampede and panic were reported at the scene.

I was next to guy whose battery charger had exploded. Everyone safe.



The incident comes amid "severe" security threat in the United Kingdom. Earlier in the month, a blast hit Parsons Green tube station, leaving some 30 people injured. The Daesh terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attack.



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