Tuesday 21 November 2017

Man (18) charged with attempted murder in relation to London Tube bombing

Personal belongings and a bucket with an item on fire inside it, are seen on the floor of the carriage. Photo: Reuters
Personal belongings and a bucket with an item on fire inside it, are seen on the floor of the carriage. Photo: Reuters

An 18-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder and possessing explosives over the Parsons Green Tube terrorist attack.

Ahmed Hassan, of Sunbury, in Surrey, is accused of attempting to murder people travelling on a District Line train in last Friday's bombing, Scotland Yard said.

He also face a charge of using a chemical compound known as TATP to cause an explosion likely to endanger life.

He will appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Friday afternoon.

Press Association

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