Scotland Yard calls for vigilance in wake of London train explosion

London Metropolitan Police are investigating a terror incident after an explosion injured commuters during the height of rush hour inside the Parsons Green station at about 8:20 a.m. local time.
2:18 | 09/15/17

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Transcript for Scotland Yard calls for vigilance in wake of London train explosion
First the elections the incidents. Actually reports its athletes went through this morning a pulse is great shape station. There was explosion on IA chief trying. I'm place of a ten days. We now assess that this was a destination. Opening from a improvised explosive device. Ice that saved the reports of eighteen injuries. And understand most of those to be flushed goods. The singing current remains cordoned off and the investigation continues. In terms of the police response. I see it expects well practice command stretches of coming site. And on operation letting cool nights by the nationals and place what we got colleagues of responsible police and others. The investigation he's being led the and both of these kinds terrorism commands. Paulson asked the Panthers are facing network. And there are many innocent inquiry is ongoing now with hundreds of sex is involved looking at C Steve a forensic work and speaking to incidents. This investigation is supported by our colleagues from MI five I'm bringing their intelligence expertise to bear on the case. Finally as of the place response I would emphasize. That London is six they can expect stating hands police presence. The sixty across transport system across the day. Finally respects why would ask from the public. Firstly. Any member of the public with any information about this incidents at face colas is a matter of urgency. And he has the demise of forcing call 999. The ability to city background information that pulls them against terrorism hotline. On no lights hundreds. Hundreds and 78. Settling on 321. Also it. Anything we images often people take them photos and film at the scene of such incidents. Any loose this incident with the images from the incidence. Can contact us. We have we have a website Winick indemnity Tuesday. Last broadcast this through and that we have sought to reciprocity its hype over the next. Finally. I'd ask the public tonight vigilance across London and to be alerts and assisting us industrial loans.

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