Police have evacuated Tower Hill tube station amid reports of an explosion in a train carriage. Officers have not determined whether the incident is terrorism-related. Some witnesses suggested the explosion was caused by a faulty battery pack inside a bag. Daniel Griggs tweeted: “Blimey, someone’s battery

charger just caught fire next to me on the tube at Tower Hill. That gets the adrenaline going. Everyone’s safe!” Another witness, Murtaza Ali Shah, said terrified passengers fled the station in a stampede. He tweeted: “Tower Hill Station closed after a small scale explosion in a bag, passengers fled in panic, injuries in stampede.” READ MORE