Westfield shopping centre in Stratford, London is being evacuated. Shoppers are being removed from the huge centre, which boast 350 stores, according to Twitter users.

One said: “Just in the carpark at westfield stratford and it seems its being evacuated at the moment. Not idea whats happened.” Another posted: “One zone of Westfields Stratford being evacuated. Not sure what for yet but people are still in the building.” A third said: “Anyone know whats going on at Westfield Stratford? Housemate text saying she was being evacuated 30 mins ago, havent heard from her since.”

It comes at a time of high tension across the UK due to the deadly terror attack in Manchester on Monday. Early reports indicate the centre may have been indicated due to a small fire.

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