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18 in hospital after Parsons Green incident

Natasha Wills, Assistant Director of Operations at London Ambulance Service said:

“We can confirm we have taken 18 patients to hospital following the incident at Parsons Green underground station.

“We were called at 8:20am today, with the first ambulance crew arriving within five minutes.

“We have sent a number of resources to the scene including ambulance crews, officers and our Hazardous Area Response Team.

“We are working closely with our colleagues from the Metropolitan Police, British Transport Police and London Fire Brigade at the scene; ensuring patients receive the medical help they need as quickly as possible.

“As we are very busy dealing with this incident, we would ask the public to only call us in a genuine emergency.”