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Explosion at London Tube Station Leaves a Lot of Passengers Injured

METROGRAB: Parsons Green injured.

Lord Gustavo Vieira†@gacv80 
It was the scariest moment in my life... a wave of ppl coming downstairs, school children, elderly... people burned... #parsonsgreen #london – at Parsons Green Underground Station

Plenty of people were injured following a terror explosion attack at Parsons Green underground station in west London. According to witnesses, they have seen people with burns and separately wounds caused as a result when people rushed to escape the station.

METROGRAB: Parsons Green injured. Lord Gustavo Vieira†@gacv80 It was the scariest moment in my life... a wave of ppl coming downstairs, school children, elderly... people burned... #parsonsgreen #london – at Parsons Green Underground Station

According to Transport for London, District Line has temporarily suspended due to the security alert at about 8:20 AM. In initial reports, it is also believed that explosion came as a result of shopping bag left by the tube carriage door. So in this context, a lot of pictures have been appeared on the social media to show wires coming out of plastic bucket inside the bag.

According to reporters, it is claimed that several people had sustained very serious burns and their hairs were also coming off. Counter-terrorism police of the country are also monitoring the incident but said it was still a ‘transport police investigation for now’. It is also said by the reporters that passengers with their burned faces fled the train as it filled with large smoke.

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In addition to the terror attack, there were also a lot of injuries as a result of the crush of people fleeing. Emma Steveton said, there was a little poor boy smashed into the floor with his large bleeding face and also woman shouting that she is pregnant. London Fire Brigade also confirmed that there are 50 firefighters and six engines at the scene.

Assistant director operations at London Ambulance Service, Natasha Wills, Said that their first priority is to assess the nature and level of injuries. A Reuters witness saw a woman being carried off on a stretcher with her legs covered in a foil blanket. Meanwhile, a passenger named Lucas told BBC Radio he heard the explosion and saw people with “minor injuries”. They also further said that people were helping each other at the spot. Witnesses said that people were really badly burned that their hair was coming off.

FACE PIXELATED BY SOURCE DUE TO LOCAL LAW Mandatory Credit: Photo by David Armengou/EPA/REX/Shutterstock (9007932i) Mossos d'Esquadra Police officers attend injured people after a van crashed into pedestrians in Las Ramblas, downtown Barcelona, Spain, 17 August 2017. According to initial reports a van crashed into a crowd in Barcelona's famous Placa Catalunya square at Las Ramblas area injuring several. Local media report the van driver ran away, metro and train stations were closed. The number of people injured and the reasons behind the incident are not yet known. Official sources have not confirmed that the incident is a terrorist attack. A van crashes into pedestrians in Barcelona, Spain - 17 Aug 2017

Britain has already suffered four major terror attacks so far this year. 36 people killed so far in these explosive attacks.

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