United Kingdom raises wounded in London subway bombing to 30

Cheryl Sanders
September 17, 2017

The UK's terror threat level has been downgraded from critical - meaning an attack is imminent - to severe.

However, the classification means they think an attack is still highly likely.

Isis has claimed responsibility for the attack, which left 30 people injured when a bomb partially exploded on a District Line train on Friday morning.

She added that the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC), which sets the terror threat level, had decided "sufficient progress has been made" to lower it.

British police are searching a home in the London suburb of Stanwell linked to the arrest of the second suspect in the subway bombing.

The health service said Sunday that one person is still being treated at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, which has a special unit for treating burns.

Police are continuing to search a foster home in Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey, in connection with the teenager's arrest on Saturday.

Ronald Jones, 88, and his wife Penelope Jones, 71, have been honored by Queen Elizabeth II for their work with children in need of a stable home.

Asked about Donald Trump's tweets on the attack, Ms Rudd joined the chorus of criticism, saying: "It's never helpful to have speculation about an ongoing investigation and I would include the President of the United States in that".

Friend Alison Griffiths said the couple had an 18-year-old and a 22-year-old staying with them recently. Residents were allowed to return home Sunday but the Jones' house remains cordoned off.

In a statement, Ms Rudd said: "Following the attack in Parsons Green last Friday the police have made good progress with what is an ongoing operation".

Her announcement came after two people were arrested in connection with the blast.

The 21-year-old man was arrested in Hounslow, west London, on Saturday night on suspicion of a terror offence and is in custody in south London.

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