Three people killed by a train in south London

British Transport Police said they were called to Loughborough Junction, where three people were pronounced dead at the scene.
British Transport Police said they were called to Loughborough Junction, where three people were pronounced dead at the scene.PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM GOOGLE MAPS

LONDON (REUTERS) - Three people have died after they were hit by a train in south London on Monday (June 18), with police treating the deaths as unexplained.

British Transport Police said they were called to Loughborough Junction, a station on a busy commuter trainline near Brixton, at 0630 GMT (2.30pm Singapore time), where three people were pronounced dead at the scene.

"My team are now working hard to understand what happened and how these three people came to lose their lives on the railway," Gary Richardson from British Transport Police said in a statement.

(This story is developing.)