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Improvised Terrorist Bomb on Packed London Commuter Train Injures 22

Improvised Terrorist Bomb on Packed London Commuter Train Injures 22Improvised Terrorist Bomb on Packed London Commuter Train Injures 22

A home-made bomb on a packed rush-hour commuter train in London engulfed a carriage in flames and injured 22 people on Friday in what police said was Britain’s fifth terrorism incident this year, but apparently failed to fully explode.

Passengers on board a train heading into the capital fled in panic as the fire erupted at Parsons Green underground station in West London at 8.20 am (0720 GMT), Reuters reported. Some suffered burns while others were injured in a stampede to escape. The National Health Service said 22 people had been taken to London hospitals, most believed to be suffering flash burns. None were thought to be in a serious condition, the ambulance service said.

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