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London: Explosive devices found in A4 postal bags at different locations

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 6 March 2019, 10:01 IST
London: Explosive devices found in A4 postal bags at different locations (Twitter)

A suspicious A4 size three postal bags containing small improvised explosive devices were found at the different locations in London on Tuesday.

Counter-terror police are investigating the three packages that contained the explosives that were discovered at Heathrow Airport, London City Airport and Waterloo station in the United Kingdom, the Metropolitan Police said.

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As per the reports of vox.com, “small improvised explosive devices were found inside small postal bags’ and ‘appear capable of igniting an initially small fire when opened.’ However, no casualties reported. 

 

 

Meanwhile, the Metropolitan Police’s counter-terrorism command unit has begun an investigation into the explosive devices which were found at the major transit hubs in London i.e Heathrow Airport, London City Airport and Waterloo train station.

However, due to explosives news, flights and other transit on the Docklands Light Railway system to London City Airport were disrupted. Soon after, the transports systems were resumed.

Authorities took to Twitter and wrote in a tweet that the improvised explosives are being treated as linked. All of the explosives in small packages were found within hours of each other.

Also read: Have reports of terrorists being trained to carry out operations through sea: Navy chief Sunil Lanba

First published: 6 March 2019, 9:36 IST
 
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