Breaking: Fire on London Tube!
Plastic container burning on district line London train in Parsons Green (southwest London) Station at 08:20hr.
Declared a terrorist incident by police.
NUJ Europe gathered that Assistant Police Commissioner Mark Rowley, briefing newsmen at 11:45 am, said an Improvised Explosive Device is being used by yet identified suspect. He described injuries suffered by victims as flashes of burning from the IED package. Investigations are still ongoing.
Meanwhile Forensic investigators are working on the materials. Over 18 people are being treated in hospital following varying degree of injuries they sustained during the commotion in the rush hour.
No serious or life threatening injuries reported so far.
Lashley Oladigbolu, reporting live from London.