Arrests made in London subway blast

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London : On Friday at around 8.20 a.m. local time an improvised explosive device, or IED, detonated inside a bag bearing the name of German supermarket Lidl, injuring 29 at Parsons Green subway station in west London, most with flash burns. Fitted with a timer, the device did not detonate fully, Newsweek reports. A day after the blast, the Kent Police arrested an 18-year-old man in the port of Dover on the English Channel while attempting to get to France. Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu, of the Metropolitan Police, said: “We have made a significant arrest in our investigation this morning. Although we are pleased with the progress made, this investigation continues”. On Monday, the image of another suspect who is being held by the UK police emerged.  Yahyah Farroukh,  a 21-year-old from Syria, is being questioned under Britain’s Terrorism Act, meaning that he is suspected of being involved in extremist-related activities. Both men had spent time in the same care of foster parents, Penelope and Ronald Jones, who have fostered almost 300 children.