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Thursday, October 05, 2017

Hundreds of thousands of commuters experienced major disruption during rush hour on Monday morning after passengers evacuated themselves from a train in London and spilled on to the track because they feared a fellow passenger was acting erratically. The incident, which took place at about 8.30am just outside Wimbledon station on a South Western Railway train running from Shepperton to Waterloo, forced Network Rail to switch off power in the area, causing long delays.

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Ian O'Sullivan, 42, who was in the same carriage as the passenger, said a man with a rucksack began reading what appeared to be extracts from the Old Testament, when the train stopped at a red light outside the south-west London rail station.

"He was quite well spoken and calm," he said. "He said: 'Ladies and gentlemen, I'd like to talk to you about something and that something is the word of the Lord, Jesus Christ. He's here to heal your sins. The Bible tells you that homosexuality is a sin and sex before marriage is a sin. You need to repent'."

Other passengers said the man referred to "doomsday" and the afterlife.

O'Sullivan, a marketing consultant, said he did not find the man threatening, but people started pushing and shoving, with another passenger warning the man that he was scaring people.

"It suddenly became a Chinese whisper and [there was] panic," he said. "It was quite a full train, but the area around him was suddenly quite empty."

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The British are so damn thin-skinned. All he did was read Leviticus 20:13, and half the passengers where like "Is... is that about me? Woe unto me in sinfulness! Run for it guys, Jesus is coming for revenge!"

#1 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2017-10-03 09:57 PM | Reply

Reading from the Bible is already considered hate speech, and could soon be labelled as terrorist threats.

#2 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2017-10-03 10:38 PM | Reply

Reading from the Bible is already considered hate speech, and could soon be labelled as terrorist threats.

#2 | POSTED BY SHEEPLESCHISM AT 2017-10-03 10:38 PM

It isn't but maybe it should be. Reading from a book of fairy tales and believing it is scary.

#3 | Posted by aborted_monson at 2017-10-05 09:16 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

He should have just shouted Allah Akbar and everyone would have remained calm.

#4 | Posted by snoofy at 2017-10-06 03:11 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

> shouted Allah Akbar
> everyone would have remained calm.

pick one

#5 | Posted by wj112358 at 2017-10-06 04:56 AM | Reply

also

imgur.com

#6 | Posted by wj112358 at 2017-10-06 05:02 AM | Reply

also
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#6 | POSTED BY WJ112358

So when a Muslim does it, it represents all of Islam.

But when a Christian does it, they are crazy and it doesn't reflect on all of Christianity?

Side note: Aren't the KKK Christians?

#7 | Posted by Sycophant at 2017-10-06 12:21 PM | Reply

The British are so damn thin-skinned. All he did was read Leviticus 20:13, and half the passengers where like "Is... is that about me? Woe unto me in sinfulness! Run for it guys, Jesus is coming for revenge!"
#1 | POSTED BY HELIUMRAT

Reminds me of when NPR started tweeting the Declaration of Independence and the basket of deplorable thought they were bashing herr trump.

#8 | Posted by IndianaJones at 2017-10-06 06:11 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

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