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HIGH COMMISSION ISSUES STATEMENT OF CAUTION TO BAHAMIAN RESIDENTS AND STUDENTS DUE TO EXPLOSION AT PARSONS GREEN UNDERGROUND STATION

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The High Commission informs that there was a detonation of an improvised explosive device (IED) at the Parsons Green Underground on the District Line this morning during rush hour. According to the latest reports, a total of 22 persons have been injured. An active and intense investigation is ongoing by Scotland Yard and also MI5. It is being treated as a terror incident. Please be informed that there are major disruptions on the District Line.

The High Commission strongly urges for all Bahamian residents and students to continue to exercise extreme caution when travelling in and out of London and other parts of the UK.  (Please note that the UK threat level remains at Severe.)

The High Commission encourages all Bahamian residents and students who have not registered with us to do so, and to make contact with our office to inform of their well-being.

The High Commission's Contacts are:

Main Switchboard: +44 (0) 0207408488

Emergency Consular Line:  +44 (0) 734882551

Email:  information@bahamashclondon.net