'Small number of people' being treated after London blast: UK police  

  20 June 2018    Read: 1157

British police said on Tuesday a “small number of people” were receiving medical treatment after what they described as a minor explosion at an underground station in north London. 

Police said they had been called to reports of an explosion and people running at Southgate station at 7.03 pm (1803 GMT).

They closed the station and said officers were dealing with a suspicious package.

“Enquires are ongoing to establish the cause of a reported minor explosion,” the Metropolitan Police said on Twitter. “We are not aware of any serious injury.”

Local residents reported on Twitter they were escorted out of their homes and others were instructed to stay in restaurants and shops near the scene.


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