Rolling coverage as the hunt for bomber who attempted to bring carnage to a London rush-hour tube train continues
A potential network of terror plotters behind the Parsons Green bombing is being hunted by police as the country braced for a further attack, PA reports.
Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, the country’s most senior counterterrorism officer, suggested on Friday night that more than one suspect could have been involved in the attempt to kill commuters in a tube carriage. He said police were “chasing down suspects”.
Good morning and welcome to our rolling coverage of the latest developments in the investigation and response to yesterday’s botched terrorist attack on a tube train in west London.
Twenty-nine people were injured when the a bomb made out of a bucket partially detonated on the westbound District line train at Parsons Green station at 8.20am on Friday morning. It was the UK’s fifth terrorist attack in less than six months.