A wall of flame

May re­bukes US Pres­i­dent for his ‘not help­ful’ tweet

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Pas­sen­gers wait out­side the Par­sons Green sta­tion dur­ing rush-hour.

Don­ald Trump said bombers were ‘in the sights’ of po­lice.

to dis­cover the full cir­cum­stances of this cow­ardly at­tack and to iden­tify all those re­spon­si­ble.”

Asked later whether he had been briefed on any in­tel­li­gence about the at­tack, Mr Trump ap­peared to side­step the is­sue say­ing he had been briefed “on nu­mer­ous things” in­clud­ing North Korea.

Down­ing Street said Mr Trump had of­fered his con­do­lences.

A spokesman said: “Pres­i­dent Trump called the Prime Min­is­ter ear­lier to­day to of­fer his con­do­lences over this morn­ing’s cow­ardly at­tack in Lon­don.

“They also dis­cussed North Korea’s lat­est mis­sile test, agree­ing it was a reck­less provo­ca­tion and that China must now use all its lever­age to bring pres­sure to bear on the North Korean regime to end these il­le­gal tests.”

An of­fi­cer walks be­side one of the car­riages as the in­ves­ti­ga­tion be­gins.

A foren­sic tent on the plat­form at Par­sons Green af­ter an ex­plo­sive de­vice sent a ‘fireball’ through a packed Lon­don Un­der­ground train.

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