By Adenike Lucas
An 18-year-old man has being charged in connection with the attack that took place at the Parsons Green tube station last week.
Ahmed Hassan, who is facing two charges is due at the Magistrate Court this afternoon.
Yesterday, a 17-year-old boy from Thornton Heath, south London, became the sixth person to be arrested in connection with the terror attack that left 29 people on the District line injured on September 15.
Hassan of of Sunbury, Surrey, who will appear at Westminter Magistrates Court at 14:00hrs today, has been charged as follows:
“On 15 September 2017 within the jurisdiction of the Central Criminal Court attempted to murder persons travelling on a District Line Train from Wimbledon, contrary to section 1(1) Criminal Attempts Act 1981
“On 15 September 2017 within the jurisdiction of the Central Criminal Court maliciously caused by triacetone triperoxide (TATP) or other explosive substance and explosion of a nature likely to endanger life or to cause serious injury to property, contrary to section 2 Explosive Substances Act 1883.”