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London police advise people to avoid area near station incident
September 15, 2017 / 8:31 AM / 2 months ago

London police advise people to avoid area near station incident

LONDON (Reuters) - British police on Friday advised people to avoid the area near Parsons Green, a west London underground station, after media reports of a blast on a train.

A police officer and a sniffer dog stand in the street near Parsons Green tube station in London, Britain September 15, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs

“Officers from the Metropolitan Police Service and British Transport Police are in attendance along with the London Fire Brigade and London Ambulance Service,” London’s police said in a statement.

“We would advise people to avoid the area.”

Reporting by Costas Pitas; Editing by Alistair Smout

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