Monday, June 19, 2017

At least 1 dead at the scene, 10 injured in London’s Finsbury Park

Police have arrested the 48-year-old driver of the van who ploughed into a crowd of pedestrians in north London, next to a Muslim center and close to a mosque.

One man was pronounced dead at the scene and 10 people were injured, with eight of them being taken to the hospital.

UK Prime Minister Theresa May said that London police are treating the incident as a “potential terrorist attack.” May added that she has called an emergency meeting for Monday morning.

Counter Terrorism Command has been put in charge of the investigation, according to a statement by police. Police units currently working at the scene are beiing assisted by the armed police, Territorial Support Group and officers dispatched from neighbouring areas.

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