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Date TimeSeptember 15, 2017
VoiceLONDON TERROR ATTACK: Police identify key suspect behind Parsons Green Tube explosion

POLICE have identified a suspect in the Parsons Green terror attack, sources have said.LONDON TERROR ATTACK: Police identify key suspect behind Parsons Green Tube explosion
The police identified a man believed to be the bomber after looking through CCTV footage.
But they have not yet released any further information about his or her identity.
Police are hunting for the terror suspect across London after claims emerged that he could have planted other explosive devices.
The crude improvised bucket bomb was left on the District line on the Tube and detonated at Parsons Green at 8.20am this morning.
Frightened passengers were left covered in blood, suffering from scorched body parts from the explosion.
Others got crushed in a stampede as they tried desperately to get off the train when the tube doors opened.
At least 29 people have been injured in the blast which was triggered with a timer, police said.
Images of the explosive that were shared on social media appear to show a bucket placed in a Lidl shopping bag with wires protruding.
Witnesses described scenes of terror and panic as the blast sent a "fireball" and a "wall of flame" through a District line service at Parsons Green station in West London.
Police suspect the explosion was sparked when an improvised explosive device was detonated, and have launched a huge counter-terrorism investigation alongside MI5.
The device is being forensically examined while detectives are scouring CCTV and examining witness statements for potential leads.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan told LBC radio "there is a manhunt under way as we speak", while Scotland Yard said detectives are making "fast-time" inquiries to establish who was responsible.

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