London Tube bomb at­tack leaves 29 in­jured

Vic­tims es­cape as ex­plo­sion hap­pened while train was at Par­sons Green sta­tion, more hurt in en­su­ing stam­pede

The New Indian Express - - FRONT PAGE -

What re­ally hap­pened

The ex­plo­sion hap­pened at 8:20 am on a District Line Tube train en route to West London. Commuters re­ported hear­ing a bang and see­ing a fire­ball fly­ing down the car­riage. Most of the in­jured sus­tained flash burns.

IED em­ployed for at­tack

An im­pro­vised explosive de­vice (IED) was used for the at­tack, which has been deemed as a “ter­ror­ist in­ci­dent” by the Scot­land Yard. This is now the fifth ter­ror­ist at­tack to have oc­curred in Bri­tain in the last six months.

Trump’s re­sponse irks May

UK PM Theresa May lashed out at Don­ald Trump’s tweets on the at­tack, which claimed that it in­volved “sick and de­mented peo­ple in the sights of Scot­land Yard”, de­spite no such in­for­ma­tion be­ing re­leased by po­lice.

AFP

An in­jured woman re­ceives as­sis­tance from po­lice of­fi­cers, close to Par­sons Green sta­tion in west London, af­ter the ex­plo­sion on Fri­day |

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