The London Underground stations of Oxford Circus and Bond Street, in the commercial heart of the British capital, have been evacuated and closed by police for almost two hours due to a so-called "incident" with gunfire. After off the area and deploying numerous agents, the police, who initially treated the event as terrorism, has found no suspects and no evidence of the shooting, as reported through social networks. The agents had asked the pedestrianss circulating on Oxford Street and Regent Street to Refugiasen in buildings and to remain inside until further notice.
Oxford Circus Station is closed while we investigate customer incident. ALL trains are not stopping and paper tickets will be accepted on local buses — TfL Travel alerts (@TfLTravelAlerts) November 24, 2017 it is one of the busiest shopping areas in London, plus a day like today, in PL Ena's Day of Black Friday's redowns and started the Christmas campaign. A BBC reporter says there has been a "massive stampede" of people fleeing the Oxford Circus station and has seen people "crying and screaming."
We continue to respond to an incident at Oxford Circus. The station is currently closed, please avoid the area at this time. Officers are on scene.
— BTP (@BTP) 24 November 2017 "police responded at 16.38 [London time] to a number of shooting stories at Oxford Street and at Oxford Stress metro station." The Policóa has responded as if the incident were related to terrorism. Armed and unarmed agents are on the scene with colleagues from the transport Police, "explained the Metropolitan Police on Twitter. "The station is closed;" Please avoid the area for now, "say the official tweet of the officials in charge of transport safety.
Police called at 16:38 to a number of reports of shots fired on #OxfordStreet & underground at Oxford Circus tube station. Police have responded as if the incident is terrorist related. Armed and unarmed officers are on scene and dealing along with colleagues from @BTP — Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) November 24, 2017 trains are not stoping at Oxford Circus and Ni Bond Street and are allowing the Passengers who have been evicted can leave the area by bus with the same ticket from the suburban. However, the authorities have reported that they are working to reopen them.
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