"At present we are aware of a number of people who have suffered injuries", the police said in a statement.
It is also being reported that people were initially told not to leave the station before an evacuation took place.
An eyewitness told Reuters that flames engulfed one carriage and raced along the train enroute to Parsons Green, forcing passengers to trample others as they rushed for an exit.
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United Kingdom police and London ambulance services are responding to the incident at Parsons Green station, southwest of the capital.
Large numbers of police, ambulances, and fire trucks are in the area, which has been cordoned off by armed police officers. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs emergency services attending an incident at Parsons Green station in west London amid reports of an explosion.
"This was a detonation of an improvised explosive device".
He added: "My honest gratitude goes to all our courageous emergency responders and the TfL (Transport for London) staff who were first on the scene".
"I saw police officers, fire brigade, and telling people to get back".
In early morning Twitter comments, Donald Trump said, "Another attack in London by a loser terrorist".
Humanity has yet again come under attackAnd people are having none of itBut London will never be defeatedPrayers and thoughts are with everyone affected What do these people gain?
The latter two sides were relegated.The Cherries are in danger of losing five successive Premier League games for the first time . Bournemouth have won just five of their 23 league fixtures in 2017 (D7, L11).
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Australian tennis great Margaret Court recently sparked a similar backlash by expressing her opposition of same-sex marriage. The legislation was introduced because the survey is not covered by the usual safeguards governing elections in Australia.
Iraqi lawmakers authorized Abadi this week to "take all measures" to preserve national unity before the independence referendum. Kirkuk is home to sizeable Arab and Turkmen populations and is outside the KRG official boundaries.
Welcome along to the Clunker Bowl as the Texans and Bengals attempt to bounce back from thoroughly miserable displays in week one. It worries me that Foreman will seemingly get more carries as the season goes on but for this week he should be relatively fine.
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That put the pressure on Republican Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald to secure the needed votes without making any changes. The vote could be delayed to Saturday or beyond if Republicans can't convince one of the holdouts to change their position.
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