Suspect arrested by police over Parsons Green attack

War / Terrorism | World 9/16/2017, 11:51 AM
Suspect arrested by police over Parsons Green attack

A suspect was arrested by the British authorities on Saturday over yesterday's terrorist attack on London Underground train at the capital's District Line, local media reported. The police detained an 18-year-old that is thought to be the perpetrator of the tube attack that left 29 people injured.

Kent police arrested the individual in the port of Dover area, the authorities confirmed. "We have made a significant arrest in our investigation this morning.," said Metropolitan official Neil Basu, according to BBC.

The suspect is currently detained at the police station, held under section 41 of Terrorism Act. Earlier, British Prime Minister Theresa May has raised the UK threat level to critical from severe, signifying another terrorist attack may be expected

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