UK police see no indication of terrorism in London blast

UK police see no indication of terrorism in London blast

UK police see no indication of terrorism in London blast

London Ambulance Service report three people were treated for minor injures at the scene, while two others were taken to hospital.

Police were called to Southgate underground station when the "minor" explosion was first reported.

There have also been reports of a suspicious package at the station.

The incident comes as officers investigated a suspicious package.

Police said the "minor explosion", at about 19:00 BST, was thought to have been caused by a battery short circuit. "We are not aware of any serious injury", police said.

Five people have been injured in a suspected explosion at a Tube station.

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Haluk Ozkan was about to get on a bus outside the station when he smelt something burning.

A large cordon is now in place and the station remains closed.

The incident is not believed to be terror related.

According to the Guardian, the police services investigating the inciden included Scotland Yard's counter terrorism command.

"Cordons are in place and officers remain at the scene".

He told the Standard: "The police moved us on, but they said there was an explosion in the station. The Met Police and [British Transport Police] are working together to establish the full facts".

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