The minibus ran over the people on London bridge

The minibus ran over the people on London bridge

In the centre of the British capital on the London bridge minibus ran over people. According to police, there were victims. Reports about other incidents near the scene.

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On London bridge a van ran over pedestrians, informs Bi-bi-si. Witnesses reported five or six victims.

London Bridge. Seems clearer now this is the aftermath of terrorist attack. Possibly ongoing.

— Will Heaven (@WillHeaven) 3 Jun 2017

The citizens of Russia in connection with the incident on London bridge: follow @metpoliceuk, avoid the area of emergency. Our emergency telephone 07768566868

— Russian Embassy (@RussianEmbassyR) 3 Jun 2017

London police announced that it checks the message about the incident, without revealing further details of the incident. “We are aware of reports [about the incident] in social networks. We will announce the facts when the opportunity arises. Our information must be accurate,” reads the message from the London police on Twitter.

BREAKING: Car ploughs into ’15-20′ people on London Bridge #LondonBridge #londonattack

— Sir Arnold Robinson (@uk_expat) 3 Jun 2017

Correspondent Bi-bi-si Holly Jones, who was on the bridge during the incident, said that the driver was male. The minibus, according to her, traveling with an approximate speed of 80 km/h.

Scenes at Southwark police station borough high street #Londonbridge #london #breaking via @SamanthaWild

— Abdi Guled (@Abdi_Guled) 3 Jun 2017

Traffic on London bridge closed in both directions. Reuters, citing its correspondent reports that in the area of the accident sent about a dozen police cars.

London Bridge is sealed off

— Hadley Langley-Smith (@Hadleyls) 3 Jun 2017

Later, London police reported that checks information about the incident to Borough Market, which is near the scene. It is reported that came to the place armed police.

Then Officers have responded to reports of stabbings in #BoroughMarket. Armed officers responded and shots have been fired. 2/3

— Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) 3 Jun 2017

Police also announced that checks the information about the incident in the Vauxhall district. The police promised to disclose more details as soon as I can.

Officers are now responding to an incident in the #Vauxhall area. 3/3

— Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) 3 Jun 2017

According to Bi-bi-si, which refers to its correspondent from the scene, the police are looking for three suspects. In addition, the correspondent reported that several people suffered stab wounds.

With reference to the press service of the Prime Minister bi-Bi-si reports that Theresa may informed about the incident on London bridge.

Television channel Sky News, citing its sources reported that the incident on London bridge is regarded as a terrorist attack.