British police interview two people after stampede on busy London street

Jack Taylor/Getty Images(LONDON) — British police interviewed two people in the wake of a stampede on a busy London street that appears to have been sparked by an altercation between two men at a subway station, officials said. There were also reports of gunfire.

After an appeal for the public’s assistance, police said they interviewed two men who turned themselves in to a local police station.

The incident at the Oxford Circus station of the London Underground sent people fleeing into the street and taking cover in nearby buildings.

Bystanders on the street screamed and fell over each other as panic ensued on the busy London thoroughfare.

Eight people were hospitalized with minor injuries, the London Ambulance Service said.

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