London Bridge evacuated after ’emergency’ during early-morning rush hour

London Bridge Station has been closed after a reported emergency.

Paramedics were called to the station this morning following reports of flooding on the London Underground.

This came following earlier reports a woman had been hit by a train.

Commuters took to social media after there were chaotic scenes at the train station.

One user wrote on Twitter: "Avoid London Bridge, they have evacuated us from the station… fire brigade have been called."

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Another tweeted: "Got halfway down an escalator that wasn't working with a suitcase when we were told to evacuate London Bridge Station!"

In a statement on Twitter, British Transport Police said: "We're at London Bridge station to assist staff with a report of a flood on the Underground.

"The station has been closed and trains aren't stopping for the moment, but there's no need for any concern. Thanks for your patience."

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