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  • Exploding E-Cigarette Causes Scare at London Train Station 

  • No injuries were reported, although local media report that some passengers fled the station in panic

Departures board at Euston railway station in London, photo: Wikimedia

29 of August 2017 16:00:10

LONDON – British police say a scare at a busy London railway station has turned out to have been caused by an electronic cigarette.British Transport Police said in a statement on Tuesday night that officers responded to Euston station in north London after receiving reports of an explosion there.

The station, a central hub for inter-city passenger trains that is connected to a major subway station, was evacuated while bomb-sniffing dogs were brought in to help search the premises.The police statement says the investigation is ongoing, but that the small explosion "is believed to have been caused by an e-cigarette which was in a bag at the station."No injuries were reported, although local media report that some passengers fled the station in panic.



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