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Dublin: 12 °C Tuesday 10 December, 2019

London tube station closed after suspect package discovered

Police have carried out a controlled explosion and say the incident has now been stood down.

A TUBE STATION in London was evacuated this evening after a suspect package was discovered.

Metropolitan Police confirmed that a controlled explosion was carried out.

It says the incident has now been stood down.

Earlier, Transport for London confirmed that police cordoned off Angel station to investigate a security alert outside the station.

Tweet by @TfL Access Source: TfL Access/Twitter

Some people in the area took to social media to share photos and report that they heard a loud bang.

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