Deputy Chief Constable Adrian Hanstock of the British Transport Police makes a statement to the media after an incident at Parsons Green underground station in London, Britain, September 15, 2017. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
LONDON – 15 September 2017: British police said a bomb was used during an explosion at a London metro station which injured 18 people in what officers described as a "terrorist incident."
"We now assess that this was a detonation of an improvised explosive device," Britain's top counter-terrorism officer Mark Rowley said on Friday.
London's police is being supported by Britain's MI5 intelligence service, he said.