London, September 15 :
A number of passengers on a London Underground train were injured and some reported being “badly burned” after an explosion caused a “fireball” in a terror attack during the morning rush hour in the city. The Metropolitan Police have called it an “act of terror”, which makes it the fourth attack this year in London. The police said an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was used.
18 people have been taken to a number of hospitals in the city. None are thought to be in a serious or life-threatening condition.
The explosion took place inside a plastic bucket left in a supermarket bag on a District Line train when it was at the Parsons Green station in west London. ( Agencies )