Manhunt on in London

Manhunt on in London
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A manhunt is underway in London after an apparent bucket bomb exploded on a crowded subway train during rush hour Friday morning, sending a fireball through the passenger car and sending at least 29 people to the hospital, officials said. British authorities are treating the blast as a terror attack.

"This is a live investigation," Assistant Commissioner for London's Metropolitan Police Service Mark Rowley said outside Scotland Yard, the police force's headquarters, shortly after the explosion occurred at the Parsons Green tube station just after 8 a.m. local time.

"There are many urgent inquiries ongoing with hundreds of detectives involved, looking at CCTV, carrying out forensic work and speaking to witnesses," Rowley, the head of national counter-terrorism policing, added.

British Prime Minister Theresa May said after an emergency Cabinet meeting that the nation's threat level is at "severe." The public should remain vigilant, she said.
 Source: ABC News: Top Stories
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