Trump commented on the vehicle and knife attack that killed at least seven people in London. “I am kind of absorbing this at the moment because I can’t understand how it could have been him”, he told Sky News.
The Archibald family says that she worked in a homeless shelter in Canada before moving overseas.
Home Secretary (interior minister) Amber Rudd said it did not appear that there was a link between the attackers and the Manchester bombing. Police responded to the first emergency call around 10 p.m. and headed toward the bridge, where they killed the three assailants within roughly eight minutes, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick said.
Trump said the US will do whatever it can to help London and Britain combat terrorism. “If we don’t get smart it will only get worse”, Trump said on Twitter.
Less than two weeks ago, a suicide bomber killed 22 children and adults at a concert by USA singer Ariana Grande in Manchester in northern England.
SITE said in a statement today that the ISIS run Aamaq news service cited “a security source” in the Arabic-language posting claiming the attack.
“He heard tires screeching and he looked back, and he just saw the mayhem going on and the van hitting people”, Mark said.
Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said that seven other French nationals are hospitalized, four of them in serious condition.
A Spanish citizen and one Australian were also injured.
Twenty-three people, including children and adults, were killed, and 119 were injured.
Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, responded to criticism by President Donald Trump, stressing through a spokesman that he has more important things to do than to respond to what the American politician thinks.
Metropolitan Police commissioner Cressida Dick praised the “extraordinarily courageous actions by officers on and off-duty, first on the scene” who “ran towards the danger”. “Our city remains one of the safest in the world”. “I again appeal for anyone with information or footage of the incident to contact the police”, he said in a statement.
“At around 4.15 on Monday. officers from the Met’s Counter-Terrorism Command investigating the London Bridge terror attack entered two further addresses – one in Newham and another in Barking”.