Terrorism & Insurgency

IED attack wounds 30 people in the UK's London

19 September 2017

THIRTY people were wounded when an improvised explosive device (IED) - reported to have involved a timer and triacetone triperoxide (TATP) explosives - partially detonated on a London Underground train at Parsons Green station in United Kingdom's capital London on 15 September, the BBC and the Guardian. The Islamic State's Amaq News agency released a statement later that day claiming responsibility for the attack. An 18-year-old man was arrested by police at the departure area of the Port of Dover on 16 September in alleged connection to the attack. Later that day a 21-year-old man was arrested in Stanwell in Surrey.

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