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PostPosted: Fri Nov 24, 2017 1:04 pm 
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There was a major alert at Oxford Street tube station this afternoon, reports of 'shots fired'.

After lock-down of folk in shops, evac of folk on street and rapid convergence of armed officers, no evidence found of shots or other terrorist-related activity.

Whatever the cause, seems benign.

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 25, 2017 6:28 am 
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Latest report is that there was an 'altercation' on station platform, and several persons are sought to help with police enquiries.

NO shots fired.

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Nik_SpeakerToCats wrote:
Latest report is that there was an 'altercation' on station platform, and several persons are sought to help with police enquiries.

NO shots fired.

These two, specifically. Sounds like some sort of gang fight which caused people to stampede to get away from it, and those who saw the stampede but not the fight assumed it was terrorism and reacted accordingly.
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The perps have now handed themselves in, lest 'Armed Response' teams announce themselves with flash-bangs at oh-dawn-thirty...

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