Southgate tube explosion: Station closed after police called

Southgate tube explosion: Station closed after police called

Southgate tube explosion: Station closed after police called

Paramedics have treated three people at the scene and two were taken to hospital for their injuries.

London mayor Sadiq Khan tweeted that he as in touch with Scotland Yard and urged people to stay away from the area. "We are not aware of any serious injury", police said.

"We remain at Southgate Tube station in London following a reported minor explosion".

They closed the station, advised people to avoid the area and said officers were dealing with a suspicious package.

"Stuck in an Indian restaurant opposite #Southgate station because of a suspect bomb going off inside (the station)", wrote one Twitter user. I was outside the station about to enter the 125 bus.


London police are investigating a small explosion at a London Underground station.

Darren Yarlett, 36, was driving home in Southgate but police had cordoned off roads near the station.

Metropolitan Police officers are at the scene along with the British Transport Police, London Fire Brigade and London Ambulance Service.

"Investigations are ongoing, but the incident is not being treated as suspicious or terror related". Officers are at the scene. "The Met Police and BTP are working together to establish the full facts".

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