Second man arrested in Scotland Yard Command in UK Tube bomb attack

Vastavam web: A second man has been arrested by Scotland Yard s Counter-Terrorism Command in connection with the bombing at a London Underground train, police said today.Officers arrested a 21-year-old just before midnight in Hounslow, West London.This is the second arrest after an 18-year-old man was arrested by Kent police in the port area of Dover on Saturday morning.”The Metropolitan Police and its partners across the Counter Terrorism Policing Network have been working around the clock and through the night to identify, locate and arrest those responsible for this cowardly crime,” Neil Basu, the Met Police’s Senior National Co-ordinator for Counter Terrorism Policing, said in a statement.
Thirty people are known to have been injured during the attack in which an improvised explosive device was detonated on a Tube train at Parsons Green underground station at around 08:20hrs local time on Friday.Following the first arrest yesterday, Met Police counter-terrorism specialist firearms officers had evacuated buildings as they began searches at a residential address in Sunbury, Surrey, south-east England.
The search remains ongoing as it emerged that the home belongs to an elderly British couple honoured with an MBE by Queen Elizabeth II in 2010 for their efforts at fostering hundreds of refugee children.
The Islamic State (ISIS) group has said it was behind the bomb but Met Police’s Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said it was “very routine” for ISIS to claim the attack, whether in contact with those involved or not.The blast, which is being described as a “bucket bomb” sent a “fireball” through the Tube causing burn injuries to many commuters.