Israel expresses solidarity with London after train terror attack


( Israeli officials expressed solidarity with the people of London following a terror attack on the London Underground Friday morning. A crude explosive device went off, injuring at least 22 people.

The London Underground. Credit: Tom Page via

“This was a detonation of an improvised explosive device,” Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley of the London Metropolitan Police said at a press conference, as police began a manhunt for the attackers.

“Israel stands in solidarity with the people of London. Our thoughts are with #ParsonsGreen victims & their families at this difficult time,” Israeli Ambassador to the U.K. Mark Regev wrote on Twitter.

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely also condemned the attack on Twitter, saying "Israel condemns the #terror attack in London. We stand with you and our prayers for a quick recovery go out to the injured."

Posted on September 15, 2017 .