Suspicious package detonated near major London Underground station

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LONDON was temporarily on lockdown as police rushed to carry out a controlled explosion near to Moorgate station
The station on the Northern line – was not evacuated with police rushing to a nearby address.

Areas near to the station were taped off as commuters and tourists were told to stand well back while bomb expertsjd.g.
attempted to tackle the package.

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Sniffer dogs and bomb squad officers were also called to the package which was discovered in Coleman Street.

City of London Police took to Twitter to explain the incident.

They said: “Officers were responding to reports of a suspicious package at Coleman St. near #Moorgate.”

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The added that the area was now “deemed safe & cordons lifted.”

It comes just days after deadly terror attacks in both Turkey and Bangladesh.

Earlier today Marseille’s airport was evacuated – just days before the Euro 2016 semi-finals get underway.

Big summer events across western Europe have thought to be under threat since jihadi nutters ISIS released a video stating their intention to “cause calamity” over the holy month of Ramadan.

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