Police announced a series of incidents in London terrorist attack
In Central London there was a series of incidents. First, the minibus ran over a pedestrian, later there was an attack on people in Borough Market near the scene. The authorities regard the incident as a terrorist attack.
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London police said that the incidents on London bridge and in Borough Market announced attack.
BREAKING: Car ploughs into ’15-20′ people on London Bridge
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— Sir Arnold Robinson (@uk_expat) 3 Jun 2017
“At 00:25 (02:25 MSK) on June 4, incidents on London bridge and in Borough Market is declared a terrorist incident,” reads a police statement on Twitter.
At 0025hrs 4/6/17 the incidents at #LondonBridge & #BoroughMarket were declared as terrorist incidents.
— Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) 3 Jun 2017
Earlier a statement was made by British Prime Minister Theresa may. She called the series of incidents in Central London as a “potential act of terrorism.”
“After the new data obtained from the police and security services, I can attest that the terrible incidents in London are seen as potential terrorist attack,” said may (quoted by bi-Bi-si).
On Sunday morning the British Prime Minister will hold a meeting of the government’s emergency Committee COBRA in connection with the incident.
About the series of incidents became known in the night of 4 June. At first it was reported that vehicle ran into people on London bridge, and later reported the incident to Borough Market near the scene.
Police also reported the incident in Vauxhall, but later it was announced that proizoshedshie there, has nothing to do with the incidents, and the London bridge and Borough Market.
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— Mirza Bico (@mirzabico) 3 Jun 2017
The pedestrians on London bridge occurred at about 22:15 local time (00:15 GMT). Correspondent Bi-bi-si Holly Jones, who was on the bridge during the incident, said that the driver was male.
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The minibus, according to her, traveling with an approximate speed of 80 km/h. Police later said that the incident on London bridge killed more than one. The exact number of victims remains unknown.
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— Hadley Langley-Smith (@Hadleyls) 3 Jun 2017
Still no official reports about the incident in Borough Market, near London bridge. Eyewitnesses have reported seeing people with stab wounds.