London Terror

Submitted by ub on Fri, 09/15/2017 - 13:53

As the capital of England and the United Kingdom London is a 21st-century target for terrorists with its history stretching back to Roman times.

An explosive device was detonated on a Tube train in south-west London during this morning's rush hour commute. According to Scotland Yard, the blast, at Parsons Green station on a District Line train from Wimbledon, is being investigated as an act of terrorism.

The homemade bomb was detonated on a packed train in West London, according to authorities who say most of the victims suffered from flash burns.

Twenty-two Brits are injured and have been treated in hospitals, many for burns, and eight have been discharged. A manhunt for the person who placed the device is underway and the area has been secured.

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