September 15, 2017 / 9:22 AM / 8 days ago

London metro station incident being treated as terrorism: BBC

Armed police officers walk through a carriage of a London underground tube train at Parsons Green station in London, Britain September 15, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

LONDON (Reuters) - British authorities are treating an incident at a London metro station as terrorism, the BBC reported, citing unnamed counter-terrorism sources.

Armed police rushed to an incident at a London underground station on Friday with local media reporting there had been an explosion on a packed rush-hour commuter train.

Reporting by Kate Holton and Costas Pitas; editing by Guy Faulconbridge

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