'Minor explosion' reported at Tube station in London

Several people were treated at the scene, but no serious injuries have been reported

'Minor explosion' reported at Tube station in London

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A number of people are said to have been injured following reports of a 'minor explosion' at a Tube station in north London.

Police attended Southgate station shortly after 7pm, saying they were responding to a suspicious package.

The station was closed off while police attended the scene.

Officials later tweeted to say a number of people had been treated at the scene.

They also suggested they "do not believe this to be terror related at [this] time".

In a statement, Met Police said they responded to reports "of an explosion and people running".

The statement adds: "Enquires are ongoing to establish the cause of the reported explosion, which appears to have been minor.

"We are not aware of any serious injury."