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London Attacks Live: 12 Arrested By UK Police, ISIS Claims Responsibility

London Attacks Live: 12 Arrested By UK Police, ISIS Claims Responsibility

London attack: Police requested people to stay calm and alerted.

New Delhi: A speeding van mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge late last night, following which, the occupants of the van got out and began stabbing people at bars and restaurants nearby, witnesses said in an attack that police described as the latest in a string of deadly terrorist strikes to hit Britain. Seven people have been killed and 48 others injured. Three terrorists have been shot dead by the police.
Jun 04, 2017 20:38 (IST)
British Prime Minister Theresa May visits victims in the hospital; 21 people remain in critical condition: Associated Press
Jun 04, 2017 19:59 (IST)
London mayor 'has more important things to do' than respond to Trump tweets, says news agency AFP quoting spokesman.
Jun 04, 2017 17:54 (IST)
BREAKING: 12 people arrested by UK police in London attack
Jun 04, 2017 17:35 (IST)
Here is the eyewitness account of what happened on London Bridge:

Jun 04, 2017 17:29 (IST)
Read Theresa May's Response On London Attack That Killed 7

"We believe we are experiencing a new trend in the threat we face as terrorism breeds terrorism," Prime Minister Theresa May said in a televised statement on Sunday in front of her Downing Street office, where flags flew at half-mast.

"Perpetrators are inspired to attack not only on the basis of carefully constructed plots ... and not even as lone attackers radicalised online, but by copying one another and often using the crudest of means of attack."

She said the series of attacks represented a perversion of Islam and that Britain's counter-terrorism strategy needed to be reviewed, adding: "It is time to say enough is enough."

Jun 04, 2017 17:19 (IST)
Election Will Go Ahead As Planned: UK PM Theresa May

Theresa May says campaign, suspended on Thursday, will resume tomorrow. The election will go ahead as planned on Thursday.

Jun 04, 2017 16:12 (IST)

Jun 04, 2017 14:22 (IST)
Update: The number of people killed in the London terror attack has risen to seven

Seven people were killed in a terror attack on Saturday by three assailants on London Bridge and in the bustling Borough Market nightlife district, the chief of London's police force said on Sunday. "It has now been confirmed sadly that seven members of the public have died," Cressida Dick told reporters, raising the toll from six victims earlier.
Jun 04, 2017 14:17 (IST)

Jun 04, 2017 11:02 (IST)
London's ambulance service said it had taken 48 people to hospitals across the British capital after an attack which killed six people late on Saturday. "We took 48 patients to five hospitals across London and treated a number of others at the scene for minor injuries," Peter Rhodes, London Ambulance Service's assistant director of operations, said in a statement today.

Jun 04, 2017 09:43 (IST)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condemned the terror attacks in London saying it is "shocking and anguishing".

Jun 04, 2017 08:47 (IST)
Six people were killed in the London terror attack and the three attackers were shot dead by armed police, police said today. "At this stage, we believe that six people have died in addition to the three attackers shot dead by police," said Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley.

The three assailants shot dead by the police after stabbing several people in the Borough Market area of London were wearing fake suicide vests, the police said. "The suspects were wearing what looked like explosive vests but these were later established to be hoaxes," Britain's head of counter-terrorism Mark Rowley said.
Jun 04, 2017 07:15 (IST)
At least 20 London attack patients in hospital: London ambulance service
Jun 04, 2017 06:55 (IST)
Jun 04, 2017 06:21 (IST)
London Mayor Sadiq Khan condemns attacks as "barbaric".
Jun 04, 2017 06:20 (IST)
The Metropolitan Police‏ requested people to restraint in circulating pics and videos of incidents.
Jun 04, 2017 06:15 (IST)
The US vice-president Mike Pence also tweeted saying:
Jun 04, 2017 06:14 (IST)
Metropolitan police confirm attacks of acts of terrorism:

Jun 04, 2017 05:23 (IST)
London incidents 'potential act of terrorism', says British PM Theresa May
Jun 04, 2017 05:23 (IST)
US President Donald Trump, has been briefed on the incident by his national security team.

He tweeted:
Jun 04, 2017 05:17 (IST)
  • Witnesses say the van was reported to have swerved onto the pavement and there have been unconfirmed reports of gunfire.
  • Downing Street says the prime minister has been informed of a major incident.

Jun 04, 2017 05:05 (IST)
British police requested people to stay calm and alerted:
Jun 04, 2017 05:03 (IST)
British police is dealing with major incidents at the London Bridge, Borough Market and Vauxhall area.