Breaking News: Explosion Reported at London Tube Station | Suspicious Package Found

A number of people have been hurt following reports of an explosion at Southgate tube station in London.

Paramedics treated a “small number” of people at the scene during the incident shortly after 7pm on Tuesday evening.

Police closed the station, in north London, and said officers were dealing with a suspicious package.

British Transport Police advised people to avoid the scene.

A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said: “Police were called at 1903hrs on Tuesday, 19 June, to reports of an explosion and people running at Southgate underground station.

“Met officers remain at the scene along with colleagues from British Transport Police, London Fire Brigade and London Ambulance Service.”

A BTP statement said that there were no reports of serious injuries.

Scotland Yard added: “Enquires are ongoing to establish the cause of the reported explosion, which appears to have been minor.” Source: ITV News

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