Antonio Conte insists Chelsea’s game against Arsenal should go ahead because it sends a defiant message to terrorists.

Conte started his pre-match press conference by discussing the events that took place this morning and says it provides an opportunity to make a point.

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Images emerged on social media of flames spilling from a bucket which appeared to be on the train

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Emergency services on the platform at Parsons Green

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An injured woman is assisted by a police officer close to Parsons Green station in west London after an explosion on a packed London Underground train

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Armed police stand by a cordon outside Parsons Green tube station

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Police, fire and ambulance crews descended on the station

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An injured woman is comforted outside the station

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Bomb disposal and armed police unitson the scene at Parsons Green

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Personal belonglongs and a bucket with an item on fire inside it, are seen on the floor of an underground train carriage at Parsons Green station

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Police with a woman after the incident at Parsons Green

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Nick Crowley shows his charred forehead following an explosion whilst on the Tube

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Armed British police officers walk through the carriage of a London underground tube carriage at Parsons Green underground tube station in west London

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Tube carriage and emergency services on the tracks after explosion

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Police and emergency services at Parsons Green Station following reports of an explosion on a tube train.

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An injured woman is led away after an incident at Parsons Green underground station in London

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Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley speaks to the media outside New Scotland Yard, London, after a terrorist incident was declared following a blast which sent a “fireball” and a “wall of flame” through a packed London Underground train

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A forensics officer on the platform at Parsons Green station in west London after Scotland Yard declared a terrorist incident following a blast which sent a “fireball” and a “wall of flame” through a packed London Underground train

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A tube train at Parsons Green station in west London after Scotland Yard declared a terrorist incident following a blast sent a “fireball” and a “wall of flame” through a packed London Underground train

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A police officer and a sniffer dog pictured near Parsons Green tube station

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View of emergency services on the tracks at Parsons Green

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Commuters were left traumatised by the incident

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Bomb disposal units rushed to the scene

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Crowds gather outside Parsons Green tube station

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A woman reacts outside Parsons Green tube station

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Emergency services tend to panicked commuters outside Parsons Green Tube station

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Images emerged of a bucket alight reportedly on the District Line train

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Fire crews, police and ambulance crews rushed to the scene

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Police vehicles line the street near Parsons Green tube station

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He said: “Before I start like to say all thought are for the people affected in the incident on the tube.

“For sure this type of situation is very dangerous, your mind goes in this situation.

“I think we have to try to think about playing the game. This is the best way.

“In this case it’s important to continue. For sure there is a great disappointment for this and it is difficult to understand why.

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