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Saturday, July 23, 2005

Mile End tube station alert

11:17am: An incident at Mile End tube station - traffic halted around the station, with the police believing that this incident is not, in fact, related to the events on the 21st or 22nd. Earlier this morning, a second man connected to the previous incidents was arrested in London. Roughly 100 people were spotted walking east, possibly from an evacuation of the station.

11:28am: Due to a "customer incident" at Mile End underground station various sections of the London Underground were shut down, including sections of the Central line. Various passengers reported smelling a foul smell before being evacuated.

11:32am: Mile End station was reopened after a man was taken away for questioning: police stated that the man voluntarily gave himself up to questioning, and has not been arrested.

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