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May will chair meeting of emergency committee after west London incident
September 15, 2017 / 9:42 AM / 2 months ago

May will chair meeting of emergency committee after west London incident

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May will chair a meeting of Britain’s emergency response committee later on Friday after an incident at a west London tube station, her office said in a statement.

Police cordon off an area near Parsons Green station in West London, Britain September 15, 2017. REUTERS/Staff

“My thoughts are with those injured at Parsons Green and the emergency services who, once again, are responding swiftly and bravely to a suspected terrorist incident,” May said in the statement.

The meeting of COBR, the emergency response committee, will take place at 1200 GMT.

Reporting by Elizabeth Piper; editing by William James

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