Neighbours report hearing shots as 12 are held over London Bridge attack

Elias Hubbard
June 5, 2017

Following Saturday night's atrocity, in which terrorists mowed pedestrians down on London Bridge before stabbing people at Borough Market, Mr Khan had said he was "grieving" for the victims and said the terrorists "would not win". Here's the full quotation: "Londoners will see an increased police presence today and over the course of the next few days".

A person covers their face as they are led away by police from a flat in Barking.

One witness, Gerard, told the BBC he saw a woman being stabbed "10 or 15 times" by men shouting "This is for Allah".

Prime Minister Theresa May has taken a softer approach to Trump than some of her European counterparts, and was notably absent from a statement last week condemning his withdrawal from the Paris climate accord.

May 22: At least 22 persons died and 116 were wounded when a young British suicide bomber detonated a bomb at the Manchester Arena shortly after a concert of American singer Ariana Grande.

Two terror attacks were carried out in London late Saturday, in what is suspected to have been co-ordinated assaults on London Bridge and Borough Market in the city center. On March 22, five people were killed in London after Khalid Masood rammed his auto into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge before fatally stabbing a policeman outside the Houses of Parliament.

Saturday's incidents also come more than two months after a man drove an SUV into a crowd on the sidewalk along Westminster Bridge in London, killing at least four people. We went towards Borough Market and everyone went inside (the bar),' another witness told Reuters.

Seven people were killed in the attack and 21 are in critical condition.

In March, a knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in the heart of Britain's seat of power, plowing a vehicle into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament. There, they stabbed people in several different restaurants. I stress for Germany: in the fight against all forms of terrorism, we stand firmly and decisively at the side of Great Britain, ' she said. He denounced the "abominable and cowardly" attack and said France will continue fighting "terrorism with all our strength alongside Britain and all other countries concerned". British Transport Police said one of its officers, among the first to arrive, took the attackers on armed only with his baton, and was seriously injured. "That's because they used knives and a truck!", Trump tweeted. "The Uber stopped, we asked people what was going on - people said there was shooting", said Yoann Belmere, 40, a French banker living in London.

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