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Police trying to identify two people killed at Slough station

Our officers were called to Slough railway station shortly before 9.45am on Tuesday, 23 September, following reports that two people had been struck by a train. Thames Valley Police and South Central Ambulance Service also attended the incident, and two people were pronounced dead at the scene. The incident is currently being treated as suspicious. Officers are working to identify the deceased, and a full investigation has been launched. The station is currently closed while inquiries continue. For the latest information on disruption to rail services contact National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50.

– British Transport Police

Two killed after being hit by a train at Slough

Two people have been killed after being hit by a train at Slough in Berkshire. Police are currently treating their deaths as suspicious.


'IRA' group claims it sent devices to army recruitment centres

A group calling itself the IRA has claimed responsibility for suspect packages sent to armed forces recruitment centres last week. Scotland Yard said a group using a recognised codeword had contacted a media outlet in Northern Ireland on Saturday.

Four suspected explosive devices were discovered at Army careers offices in Oxford, Brighton, Canterbury and the Queensmere shopping centre in Slough last Thursday.

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Suspect packages found at locations across South East

This map shows the locations across the South East where suspect packages have been found in the last three days.

The blue markers designate packages that were found on Tuesday, green is for yesterday and the red markers are for today.

Locations where suspect packages have been found Credit: Google Maps

Police investigating 'suspect packages' at Army Careers offices

The South East Counter Terrorism Unit is currently investigating reports of a number of suspect packages found at Army Careers offices today.

The contents of the package are being assessed and MOD Bomb Disposal Units have been called, as is routine with any suspect package.

The packages were found at Army Careers offices in St Giles, Oxford, Queensmere Shopping Centre, Slough, and Queens Road, Brighton.

Suspect packages were found at a number of Army Careers offices in Aldershot, Reading and Chatham.

– Thames Valley Police
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