Parsons Green terror: Commuters left ‘crying and screaming’ after Tube explosion — witness


The witness told BBC News claims “lots of people” in her carriage had suffered “desires to their heads” after the blast that police are now treating as a ‘scourge incident.’

She reported a “wall of flames” rippling through the carriage for her at Parsons Green.

“The doors opened as soon as it happened. there was at best complete panic,” she said.

“Everyone just rushed out of the station crying and screeching and trying to get away from it.”

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An eyewitness spoke about her petrifying ordeal

Reports have happened of a potential fire or explosion on a District Line Tube train at Parsons Fresh.

The London Ambulance Service has now reported 19 people were captivated to hospital following the blast.

A spokesperson for the LAS said: “A spokesperson for the LAS said: “Mind the incident at Parsons Green this morning, we can confirm that we treated a complete of 19 patients – mostly for minor injuries – and took the to three London medical centres.»

Several people are said to have suffered facial burns after a give an account of blast in a bucket towards the rear of the District Line train. Images shared on societal media show what appears to be a plastic bucket in a shopping bag. 

The following of the train allegedly filled with smoke and people were relinquished onto the platform at Parsons Green.

The Metropolitan Police has since offered the incident a terrorist incident.

A Scotland Yard spokesman said: “Enforce were called at approximately 08:20hrs on Friday, 15 September to Parsons Environmental Underground Station following reports of a fire on the train.

“Deputy Pal up with Commissioner Neil Basu, the senior national coordinator for CT policing, has decreed it a terrorist incident.

Police are urging people to avoid the area and be subjected to cordoned off roads around the station.

Met Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley foretold: «Today and over the weekend you can expect to see heightened police presence, specially in crowded places.»

Following the Parsons Green terror attack, the gendarmes are urging people to avoid the area and have cordoned off roads approximately the station.

The spokesman added: “We urge the public to remain calm but alert and if you require any concerns, see or hear anything suspicious then contact police.”

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