'Passengers at the station then self-evacuated the station onto Oxford Circus and Regent Street area of London.
A total of 16 people were injured in the mass panic, according to the London Ambulance Service.
The two men are being questioned following an altercation at a central London tube station on Friday evening.
People comfort each other outside of Oxford Circus station after reports of an incident in London, Nov. 24, 2017.
"We discharged seven patients at the scene and took eight patients to two central London hospitals for minor injuries".
Eyewitnesses reported being caught in "stampedes" and said there was "pandemonium" as police treated the incident as if it was terrorist-related.
"The publication posted an article on Twitter with the headline: "'Gunshots fired" as armed police officers surround Oxford Circus station after "lorry ploughs into pedestrians'". Armed and unarmed officers are on scene and dealing along with colleagues from British Transport Police'.Читайте также: Vijay, Pujara centuries give India 107-run lead vs Sri Lanka
About an hour after the first report of shots, the Metropolitan Police force said officers "have not located any trace of any suspects, evidence of shots fired or causalities".
It is the job of the mainstream media to strike a balance between reflecting what is being reported from the scene without spreading false facts.
Hundreds of people rushed out of the station and fled for cover in nearby shops following reports of gunshots. Everybody turned round in sort of pandemonium and started trying to exit the Tube as quickly as possible. I am also an editor for Turning Point News and a foreign correspondent for Snip.And in case you were wondering, it's supposed to be pronounced "Wit-2".
"Within... a couple of minutes there were armed response units and police cars absolutely everywhere". I'm inside" before adding, "Really not sure what's happened!
Tourist Lanna Woodward said she witnessed the aftermath of the panic on Oxford Street. At least three heavily armed men believed to be police could be seen on the escalators inside.
"There were people running in all directions. More updates to follow", they said.
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