September 15, 2017 / 9:13 AM / 10 months ago

UK's May 'receiving regular updates' on London tube station incident: PM's office

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May is being regularly briefed after armed police rushed to an incident at a London underground station on Friday, with local media reporting there had been an explosion on a packed rush-hour commuter train.

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend Prime Minister's Questions, in London, September 13, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

“The prime minister is receiving regular updates,” a spokesman from May’s office said when asked if May was aware of the incident.

Reporting by William James, editing by Elizabeth Piper

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