Police carry out controlled explosion at Angel tube station

 
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A controlled explosion took place at Angel tube station (Source: Getty)

Angel station reopened earlier this evening after police confirmed carrying out a controlled explosion at the tube station.

Police carried out a controlled explosion on a suspect package after closing down the station due to a security alert.

Witnesses said on Twitter that the surrounding area had been closed off.

https://twitter.com/OFRM1210/status/915644827697651712

Others reported being turned away from the station exits as they tried to leave.

https://twitter.com/AlexKwik/status/915635812041154578

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