London’s Charing Cross station evacuated after bomb threats

22 June 2018, 01:56 PM
Representational image (PHOTO: PTI)
Representational image (PHOTO: PTI)

Train services at London’s Charing Cross railway station have been disrupted and the station evacuated after a man climbed onto the rail tracks and claimed he had a bomb on Friday, according to reports.

Police have been called to deal with the situation and the man who has been detained, the BBC reported.

Passengers at the Charing Cross station were told to “move away” as the police evacuated the station, the Telegraph reported.

“We are currently dealing with an incident at Charing Cross station following reports of a man on the tracks claiming to have a bomb,” the British Transport Police said, according to PTI.

The Scotland Yard said they were called to assist the British Transport Police at Charing Cross train station following a report of a man “acting suspiciously”.

Train services have been disrupted and passengers are asked to check before travelling.

(With inputs from agencies)

First Published: Friday, June 22, 2018 01:27 PM

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