LONDON (ALBOENEWS) — There has reportedly been an explosion on a train in London, according to local media.
The reported explosion took place on a train at the Parsons Green tube station in the city. Following the explosion, the train was said to have filled with smoke, according to witnesses.
There have reportedly been injuries, including facial burns.
UPDATE: There is currently a massive police and emergency presence at the scene (3:57 a.m. ET)
There are reports of a stampede following the incident, and images posted to social media appear to show a fire coming out of a piece of luggage (4:09 a.m. ET)
Officials say 22 people have been injured. No deaths have been reported. Though no suspect has been named, London police are conducting a “massive manhunt.” Authorities say a crude IED was used. (8:38 a.m. ET)
Various sources are reporting that the tube line between High Street Kensington and Edgware Road has been closed down due to an “incident.” (9:00 a.m. ET)
Police confirm bombing was an act of “terrorism.” They add that the improvised IED did not fully detonate. (9:32 a.m. ET)
Authorities say they have identified a suspect using CCTV footage from cameras in the subway station. (10:04 a.m. ET)
Eight people who had been hospitalized have now been discharged. (11:55 a.m. ET)
Officials now say that 29 people were hospitalized while 21 are still being treated. (1:17 p.m. ET)
It is being reported that a terrorist cell affiliated with the Islamic State is claiming credit for the bombing. (2:54 p.m. ET)
The national threat level was raised to critical following the attack. (6:26 p.m. ET)
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