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‘Major incident’ in London after release of gas at Aquatics Centre

A major incident has been declared at the London Aquatics Centre.

London Ambulance Service said it is responding to a “major incident” at the Olympic Park.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said: “Please avoid the area which has been cordoned off and evacuated.”

The centre was famously used for the London Olympic Games in 2012.

Metropolitan Police and London Fire Brigade are also at the scene. Multiple emergency services vehicles have been seen rushing to the venue.

London Ambulance Service said: “London Ambulance Service is responding to a major incident @AquaticsCentre in Stratford alongside colleagues from @LondonFire and @metpoliceuk. We have dispatched multiple resources to the scene and are treating a number of patients. More updates to follow,”