Two Explosive Devices were Found in an Apartment in London
British police have launched a terror investigation after two homemade bombs were found hidden in a North London flat, reported the Sun.
The lethal devices were found dumped in the empty flat in Harlesden just after 9.30am on Wednesday.
The block in Craven Park was evacuated before a crack Met bomb squad swooped in to disable the explosives.
Residents were allowed back home just after 6pm and counter terrorism detectives are "keeping an open mind as to how or why the devices came to be there."
There have been no arrests and the investigation continues.
Scotland Yard said: "Detectives from the Met's Counter Terrorism Command have launched an investigation after two devices were found at an address in Harlesden.
"Police were called to an address in Craven Park at 9.34am today to reports of two suspicious devices found in an unoccupied flat which was in the process of being refurbished.
"Officers attended the address and as a precaution, the block of flats was evacuated and local road closures put in place whilst specialist officers assessed the two devices.
"Initial assessment was that they were both improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
"The two devices were subsequently made safe and recovered from the flat and are now undergoing further forensic examination.
"Further searches were also conducted in and around the block of flats and the area has now been deemed safe.
"Cordons around the block of flats were lifted at approximately 6pm at which point residents were able to return to their homes.
"Officers remain at the flat where the devices were found as they continue to carry out enquiries.
"Given the nature of the devices recovered, detectives from the Met's Counter Terrorism Command are now leading...