Aussie Bloke Stabbed In London Says His Attacker 'Looked Like AF***ing Terrorist'

Elias Hubbard
June 5, 2017

The first happened around 10pm local time when a van jumped onto a crowded sidewalk on London bridge, plowing into pedestrians.

Attacking people after abandoning the van, they headed to Borough Market where the pubs and restaurants were packed with Saturday night crowds, many watching the Champions League final between Juventus and Real Madrid in Cardiff.

Key questions remain, including whether the attackers had support or were part of a larger network, and whether the attacks were coordinated.

"It is time to say, enough is enough", she said.

Renan Marquese, a sous-chef at a tapas restaurant, said he was working when he heard chaotic sounds outside the restaurant.

He said he managed to get near one attacker and "hit him around the head" with a bread basket.

"We say to those that can not see past hatred, whether right/left wing or supposedly ideology based, that history will show that your efforts to divide were in vain".

The first ambulance team arrived within six minutes, according to the London Ambulance Service.

Hedge is recovering in hospital after being rushed into emergency surgery.

Twelve people have been arrested in connection with the attack.

He said: "They were running up, going this is for Allah. they ran up and they said this is for Allah and they stabbed this girl".

Neighbor Abhilasha Chalisgaonkar described seeing police arrest two people in the neighborhood of Barking Sunday morning.

About 4:30 p.m.

. That number has been increased to seven and could go higher.

Seven people were killed and almost 50 more were injured in the rampage.

Donald Trump lashed out Sunday at London´s mayor Sadiq Khan, accusing him of downplaying the threat of terrorism a day after knife-wielding men mowed down and stabbed revelers in the British capital.

From The Associated Press: France's minister for Europe says that four French citizens are among the dozens of wounded.

"For an officer who only joined us less than two years ago, the bravery he showed was outstanding and makes me extremely proud", Chief Constable Paul Crowther said in a statement. The three men believed to have carried out the attacks were killed by police.

Earlier Prime Minister Theresa May warned that Britain is in the grip of a spate of copycat terror plots and stated her determination to stamp out "safe spaces" that exist in the real world, saying: "There is - to be frank - far too much tolerance of extremism in our country".

While British pollsters all predict May will win the most seats in Thursday's election, they have given an array of different numbers for how big her win will be, ranging from a landslide victory to a much more slender win without a majority.

Most parties suspended their political campaigning on Sunday but May made it clear the vote would go on as planned on June 8.

No one had taken responsibility for the attack last night.

Khan has used those words in a television interview, but it was to reassure Londoners about a stepped up police presence they might see - "No reason to be alarmed".

"The cordons in and around the London Bridge and Borough Market area will remain in place, and we encourage the public to avoid the area as our investigation is ongoing". Flags at all Whitehall government buildings will fly at half-staff until Tuesday evening.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

Discuss This Article

FOLLOW OUR NEWSPAPER