A person has died after they were hit by a train at an east London Tube station.

London Ambulance Service were called at 3.20pm on December 26 to reports of the incident at Startford Underground station.

An ambulance crew, a paramedic in a fast response car, an incident response officer and members of hazardous area response team were sent to the scene.

Even  the first paramedic arrived in less than seven minutes, the patient had died.

There was no service on the Jubilee line between Stratford and West Ham while emergency services dealt with the death.

The line has since reopened.

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