"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?
He replied: "That's what I do: Because I like boobs and the First Amendment, which is exactly what I said". Travis rehashed the line a few times, never completely clearing up the expectation behind his announcement.
The 28-year-old Sampha Sisay is a British singer, songwriter and record producer from Morden, South London. 'I feel like I'm dreaming a little bit, this is incredible, thank you guys so much, ' he said.
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.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders originally read Frank's letter during a press briefing in early August. The young entrepreneur normally charges $8 per lawn, but he made a decision to give the White House a freebie.
The irony is that these "protections" might, depending on how you have your browser configured, mean you see more autoplaying ads. Google's autoplay blocking features will start showing up in the beta, canary, and dev builds this month.
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.
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.
In Florida , rising temperatures and a lack of power have made it especially hard for seniors and children in the days since Irma. She added that Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Brock Long was visiting affected areas Tuesday.
It has been extended on several occasions; The latest extension came in July and is expected to last until November 1. The French army's anti-terrorism Operation Sentinel was established following the 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris .
A 40-year-old woman remains in custody after her arrest on Wednesday, and is thought to have been apprehended near to the school. Police said the woman got onto school grounds Tuesday, in what they think is an attempted burglary, the Guardian reported .
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According to state law , nursing homes must file emergency preparedness plans with local emergency management in order to operate. The utilities have announced that power outage in some area could be extended for days, it could even extend for weeks.
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Beh and Shahnaz forward posts", a police officer said. "We hope that this doesn't escalate further", they said. Panic gripped border residents living in villages close to the global border after the cross-border firing.