Attacks In London Leave Unknown Number Dead & Injured

Elias Hubbard
June 4, 2017

On London Bridge, witnesses described seeing a white van mounting the sidewalk and injuring at least six people at about 10:30 p.m. "GOD BLESS!" Trump said in one of two tweets.

The capital's Metropolitan Police said they were also responding to stabbings in Borough Market, not far from the bridge, and in Vauxhaul area, located on the south side of the city, Efe reported.

Forty-eight people have been taken to hospital after the attack, the London Ambulance Service said Sunday.

People are calling for the Government to suspend the election next week following the London attacks. Tourists gaped at the carnage from the roofs of double-decker buses. "Following updates from police and security officials, I can confirm that the bad incident in London is being treated as a potential act of terrorism", May said.

Within an hour, Prime Minster Theresa May made a declaration.

"We believe that six people have died in addition to the three attackers shot dead by police", Rowley said. They told us to remain on the floor but to stay calm.

Gabriele Sciotto took the following photo of a man on the ground with a police officer over him. Britain has weathered two recent terrorism attacks in recent months.

After ramming the auto into a barrier outside the Houses of Parliament, the driver got out and stabbed a police officer to death. "Police told us to get out and then there was more gunfire".

On May 22, a British-born suicide bomber killed 22 people and injured 59 others at Ariana Grande's concert in Manchester, England. After that attack, Britain's official threat level from terrorism was raised to "critical", meaning an attack may be imminent.

- Police have confirmed there has been more than one fatality. Bystanders said they thought the crash may have been an accident, until the occupants got out.

The man with the knife stabbed a waitress, who was hiding behind a partition, in the neck and stabbed a man in the back before running out of the restaurant, the witness said.

In London, police said a vehicle veered off the road and mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge, and gunshots rang out amid reports of knife attacks at nearby Borough Market.

The force said armed officers were sent to the scenes and shots were fired.

Police activity spread throughout the Borough Market area.

Map of London Bridge location in London.

"Then we heard gunshots and people started to hide beneath the tables", Alcolea said.

Medics treated the injured near the market as shocked people cried and shouted around them. Police officers yelled at people to run from the area.

Chris Jacobs, 52, and his wife Kavita Jacobs, 49, were woken up by police officers banging on their door on the third floor of an apartment building at Borough Market.

"I froze, to be honest", Roberts said.

Eyewitnesses reported panic in the vicinity of the attacks, close to a major transport hub and in an area packed with restaurants and bars.

"It appeared that her throat had been cut", he told the BBC. And then there was a man with a knife, he was running.

"They kept coming to try to stab me". See PA story POLICE Bridge.

The incident caused chaos in the heart of London in an area normally bustling on a Saturday night.

The Sun newspaper, whose offices are beside London Bridge, reported hearing explosions about three hours after the attacks began.

British leaders scrambled to respond to the attacks.

Police in NY are stepping up security at certain areas around the city following a terror incident in London.

A charity concert for victims of the Manchester attack, featuring Grande and other stars, is due to be held in the northwest English city on Sunday. We need the courts to give us back our rights. "We were eventually led out of the bar and some kind people working in a hotel let us come in to use the bathroom and to give us water". First, he retweeted a Drudge Report item about the attacks, then provided his own message about the travel ban. K., we will be there - WE ARE WITH YOU.

Mayor Khan said the incident was still unfolding.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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