London police responding to incident at Oxford Circus Tube Station

Police are responding to an incident at the Oxford Circus underground station in London.

The British Transport Police said on Twitter that officers were on the scene, but gave no further details.

Police are responding to a number of reports of shots fired and are treating it as a terrorist incident. No casualties found.

The station is located on the city’s busy Oxford Street, a shopping strip usually busy with pedestrians and heavy traffic.

The incident comes as throngs of shoppers flocked to the area for Black Friday retail sales.

UPDATE: ‘No suspects, no shots, no casualties’ say police after armed officers rush to Oxford Circus amid stampede of panicked shoppers sparked by fears that a gunman was on the loose.

 

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