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Six people have been killed and at least
injured in a terror incident in London
in which three male attackers were shot
dead by police.
A white van hit pedestrians on London
Bridge at about 22: 00 BST on Saturday,
then three men got out and stabbed people I I
Police said the three men were wearing _ ' ' ll . - It ill _ .. ,? i', . '.d ilr, ''I saw about 20 or 30 people rushing to get
take bomb vests. ' . q. , . - back into the pub and five seconds later a big
One at those hurt is a police officer who . " , ' ' ', white van came screeching down the
was stabbed otter going to help. His pavement," he told BBC Radio tii live.
oug I it was a ho ince eat an e
people had jumped out to see if anyone was
injured, but I could tell immediately, they
He swerved right round me and then hit
about five or six people. He hit about two
people in front at me and then three behind,"
Ms Jones told the BBC News channel.
Another eyewitness, Robbie, was sitting in a
taxi opposite the and Banker pub
on London Bridge.
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chair a meeting of the government’ s Cobra It is the third terror attack in the UK in The Met Police has set up a casually His friend Josh came out of the pub a few
emergency committee later. three months following the car and knife bureau on 0800 ass 1233 and seconds later and saw people running up to
attack in Westminster in March, which hit ) Di 97 lot people concerned the bridge tram Borough Market,
Theresa May described Saturday night’ s five people dead, and the Manchester about Heads or relatives. "A chap ran up and I heard him shout, ‘Hes
events as "", while Labour leader bombing less than two weeks ago, in Two Australian citizens "have been directly got a knits; has stabbing people."
Jeremy Carma called them "brutal and which 22 people were killed. impacted," says the country' s Prime
shocking'. Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Another witness, Gerard, told the BBC: "They
Metropolitan Police Assistant At least two French citizens have been were running up shouting, ‘This is tor Allah.'
London Mayor hello Khan said it was "a Commissioner Mark Rowley said it was injured, according to the French president’ s They stabbed this girl maybe IO times, 1. 5
and cowardly attack on believed there were only three attackers office, quoted by Reuters. times. She was going, 'Help me, help me.”
innocent Londoners", but the capital involved and the explosive vests they were
remained the "soled global city" and wearing were "hoaxes". BBC reporter Holly Jones, who was on the A bomb disposal team was later called to
Londoners would not be coined by More than 80 medics were sent to the bridge at the time of the attack, said the Borough Market and local residents told to
terrorism. scene. The injured, some of them critical, van was "probably travelling at about it leave their homes.
are being treated in the London hospitals miles an hour".