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Minor explosion at Pontoon DLR station



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Officers are currently at Pontoon Dock DLR station assisting rail staff and passengers following a minor explosion under a train. The explosion is believed to have been caused by an electrical fault.

We were called at 11.04 .

The train was evacuated and two people are believed to have sustained minor injuries as they left the train.

The station is currently closed while rail staff resolve the issue and determine the exact cause of the explosion. 

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