“Detained 18-year-old man in connection with the attack in the London underground

He was taken into custody near the town of Dover, in the framework of the law on countering terrorism

Near the metro station “Parsons green” in London, which was an vzryvom: AP/TASS

– UK police arrested a young man in the investigation of the terrorist attack in the London underground, which injured 29 people, said on Saturday the TV channel Sky News.

It is known that the detainee is 18 years old. He was taken into custody near the town of Dover, in the framework of the law on combating terrorism. Earlier today it was reported that the police managed to identify the suspect in preparation of a terrorist attack.

“Despite the fact that we’re pleased with the progress the investigation continues, threat level remains critical”, – said the representative of the counter-terrorism unit of Scotland Yard, Neil Basu.

He declined to provide other details about the identity of the detainee.

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— Sylvain Pennec (@sylvainpennec) September 15, 2017

The explosion occurred yesterday at a London underground station, “Parsons green”. In the train an improvised explosive device of small capacity. It has affected 29 people, most of them received minor injuries.

The responsibility for the explosion took banned in Russia grouping “Islamic state”.

The explosion in the subway Лондона6 photos

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