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Incident at Southgate Underground Station - London

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10.30pm:
 
Officers remain at Southgate station following a minor explosion at 7.03pm this evening. 

Investigations are ongoing, but the incident is not being treated as suspicious or terror related.  Initial enquiries indicate the explosion was caused by a drill battery short circuiting. 
The station remains closed and passengers are asked to check with Transport for London for the latest travel information.
 
 
 
 
7.30pm: 

We are currently dealing with an incident at Southgate tube station with colleagues from the Metropolitan Police, following reports of a suspicous package at the station. 

We were called to the station at 7.03pm and officers are at the scene.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.

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