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| 17 September, 2017

Second man arrested over London train attack

Armed police officers patrol in Westminster, in London, Britain, September 16, 2017.

Armed police officers patrol in Westminster, in London, Britain, September 16, 2017.

REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) - A second man has been arrested over Friday's bomb attack on a London underground train that injured 30 people, police said.

The 21-year-old man was arrested in the west London suburb of Hounslow just before midnight on Saturday, the Metropolitan Police force said in a statement.

He was detained under Britain's Terrorism Act and taken to a south London police station, the force added.

Earlier on Saturday, British police arrested an 18-year-old man in the port of Dover and raided a property in Sunbury, a small town outside London, as they hunted for whoever planted the device.

Hounslow is about four miles from Sunbury where police raided and searched a building on Saturday in connection with the bombing.

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The home-made bomb shot flames through a packed train carriage at west London's Parsons Green train station but apparently failed to detonate fully.

(Reporting by Andrew Heavens; Editing by William Schomberg) ((andrew.heavens@thomsonreuters.com;))