Explosion at London Tower Hill station triggers panic among passengers

New Dlehi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 26 September 2017, 06:49 PM

An explosion was heard at a London Underground station triggering panic among the passengers, reports said on Tuesday. Witnesses said that they heard a 'small scale explosion' in a bag at Tower Hill station on Tuesday, leading to 'panic and stampede,' Metro reported.

The explosion occured on a District Line train which was heading towards Ealing Broadway from east London, reports said. The explosion reportedly took place due to a battery pack. Around 5 people suffered minor injuries.

A spokesman for British Transport Police told Metro.co.uk: "We are currently on the scene alongside the London Fire Brigade, after responding to a fire alert on the District Line."

First Published: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 05:35 PM

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