• Wednesday, May 25, 2022

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Oxford Circus station in central London evacuated after incident

Security: Armed police officers walk along Oxford Street, in London on Friday (24)

By: Rithika Siddhartha

BRITISH police said they were responding to an “incident” at Oxford Circus in central London this evening (24) and have evacuated the Underground station, in an area thronged with people on a busy shopping day. “Officers are responding to reports of an incident at Oxford Circus station,” British Transport Police said on Twitter. “The station is currently closed, please avoid the area at this time,” they said. Transport for London said: “Oxford Circus Station is closed while we investigate a customer incident.” A Metropolitan Police spokesman said the details of the incident were not known yet. Oxford Circus station is…

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