Iraqi asylum seeker, 18, denies trying to kill Parsons Green commuters with homemade bucket bomb

The teenager accused of the Parsons Green bucket bomb attack that injured 30 denied trying to kill commuters today.

Ahmed Hassan Mohammad Ali, 18, packed explosives, knives and screws into a white bucket in a Lidl bag and left it on a District Line train on September 15, it is claimed.

One woman was left with life-changing burns when the homemade bomb partially exploded inside the carriage and injured 30 people.

Ali had allegedly left the train at Putney Bridge before the improvised explosive device blew up.