British police were called to reports of a minor explosion at an underground station in London this evening.

British Transport Police said: "Inquiries continue but we do not believe this to be terror-related at time."

The incident occurred shortly after 7pm at Southgate Tube station in north London.

Metropolitan Police officers are at the scene along with the British Transport Police, London Fire Brigade and London Ambulance Service.

Cordons are in place and the station is closed.

The Metropolitan police tweeted: "Officers remain at Southgate tube station. Enquires are ongoing to establish the cause of a reported minor explosion at 19:03 hours. We are not aware of any serious injury."

British Transport Police said a "small number" of people had been treated at the scene.