Saturday, 20 October, 2018

'Minor explosion' reported at north London tube station

Reports of a minor explosion inside Southgate Tube Station Reports of a minor explosion inside Southgate Tube Station Credit @darrenyarlett Twitter
Jay Anderson | 20 June, 2018, 01:30

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

A large cordon is now in place and the station remains closed.

A witness reported a burning rubber smell before passengers began to run for the station exit.

Police stand at the scene after several people were injured after a small explosion at Southgate Underground station in north London, Britain June 19, 2018.

Enquires are ongoing to establish the cause of the reported explosion, but officers say they do not believe it's terror-related at this time.




'We are not aware of any serious injury'. Cordons are in place and officers remain at the scene.

Police were called to the station over reports of an explosion and people running a little after 7 p.m. on Tuesday evening.

"Don't know too much except we have been told to stay inside", he said.

Met officers are dealing with a suspicious package at #Southgate tube station.

He added: "I didn't hear anything so don't want to jump to any conclusions but the amount of ambulances would say something has happened".

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