September 15, 2017 / 9:12 AM / 9 months ago

May "receiving regular updates" on London tube station incident - PM's office

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May is being regularly briefed after armed police rushed to an incident at a London underground station on Friday, with local media reporting there had been an explosion on a packed rush-hour commuter train.

Members of the emergency services work near Parsons Green tube station in London, Britain September 15, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs

“The prime minister is receiving regular updates,” a spokesman from May’s office said when asked if May was aware of the incident.

Reporting by William James, editing by Elizabeth Piper

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