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#BREAKING: Fire in London Subway Prompts Security Alert, Evacuations

LONDON, ENGLAND (ALBOENEWS) — A London subway wagon caught fire, reports the Mirror, prompting authorities to evacuate the Tower Hill station. Witnesses say a battery charger exploded in a passenger’s bag.

Panic ensued though it is currently unclear whether there are any injuries. Officials are treating this as a security incident.

UPDATE: London officials state that they do not believe the incident to be terror related, confirming eyewitness reports that a battery pack exploded after a passenger plugged their phone in. (8:06 a.m. ET)

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