Casualties give off an impression of being dealt with in the close-by Stratford prepare station.
In an announcement, a representative for the Metropolitan Police stated: “Police were called just before 8pm on Saturday, 23 September to the range around Stratford Shopping Center to reports of a gathering of guys showering what is accepted to be a toxic substance.
“London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade have gone to. Various individuals have been accounted for harmed at various areas – accepted to be six individuals. We anticipate additionally subtle elements. One male has been captured on doubt of GBH.
“Officers stay on scene. A cordon is set up. Enquiries proceed.”
On Twitter one witness stated: “Mass corrosive assault in Stratford all crisis administrations at the scene and more in transit. Remain safe out there.”
Another additional: “Corrosive assault at Stratford station!. There are such a significant number of police about!!!! Remain safe everybody there!!!”
A third stated: “News coming through or some likeness thereof of corrosive assault on various individuals at Stratford station in London. For’s the love of all that is pure and holy. It’s CONSTANT.”
— Si Ledwith (@SiLedwith8) September 23, 2017