Theresa May raises terror threat level after London attack

US president draws ire in Britain by speculating on those responsible for Friday bombing in London.

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday raised the terror threat level as security services hunted for the bomber who left dozens injured in London on a busy subway train.

The threat level was raised from severe to critical, which means further attacks are likely.

Twenty-nine people were injured when a homemade bomb partially exploded on a subway train at Parsons Green station in West London. None of the injuries are thought to be life-threatening.

Police called it a “terrorist incident.” Islamic State claimed responsibility for the blast, the militant group’s Amaq news agency said Friday evening.

Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley told reporters that most of the injuries appeared to be flash burns. He said police believe the explosion, at about 8:20 a.m. local time, was caused by an improvised explosive device…

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