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Alleged blast hits London's Tube, evacuation underway at Tower Hill Station

Alleged blast hits London's Tube, evacuation underway at Tower Hill Station”

British Transport Police tweeted that the incident is not suspicious.

Tower Hill station was evacuated after an object burst into flame on a Tube train. "Fire is believed to have been caused by overheating of the mobile phone charger". After the blast took place the passengers ran in panic to save their lives.

According to details, the small explosion occurred inside a District Line train.

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Following the news of the incident, British Transport Police tweeted: "Officers have been called to Tower Hill station following a fire alert". About five people were injured in the incident.

A spokesman for British Transport Police told Metro.co.uk: "We are now on the scene alongside the London Fire Brigade, after responding to a fire alert on the District Line".

Less than two weeks after a terror attack in London's underground metro injured scores of people, a small cellphone battery explosion on the capital's underground caused panic Tuesday afternoon. However, officials say the fire was "nothing serious".



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