Islamic State claims London attack: IS-linked agency

Then he saw three attackers fall upon a nearby woman with their knives.

In April, five people including a police officer died and 50 were left injured when a suspected terrorist mowed down members of the public with his vehicle on Westminster Bridge.

The three attackers in Saturday’s attack have not been identified.

The terror group said just 24 hours after the atrocity was committed in the United Kingdom capital city that its fighters carried out the attack and a statement posted on the militant group’s Amaq media agency website said “a detachment of Islamic State fighters executed yesterday’s London attack”.

This is the third attack in Britain in as many months: Last month, a suicide bomber killed 22 as crowds were leaving an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester Arena while four were killed after a man drove a auto into pedestrians on a sidewalk near the Houses of Parliament in March.

Nazir Afzal, a former chief crown prosecutor, condemned “self-appointed” community leaders whose sole agenda was to present Muslims “as victims and not as those who are potentially becoming radicals”.

Images from Borough Market showed a man with what appeared to be canisters strapped to his body but police later said they were not explosives.

The three assailants were chased down by eight armed officers who fired about 50 rounds, killing the men. One member of the public suffered a gunshot wound, but the injuries were not believed to be critical, he said.

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Four police officers were among the injured. Another resident agreed that one of the dead attackers lived in the block of flats.

“The investigation into last night’s horrific attack in London is progressing rapidly as the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) continue to piece together exactly what occurred”, police said in a statement, adding that “a number of addresses” in Barking continue to be searched and statements were still being taken from hundred of witnesses.

The attacker’s van careened across Tower Bridge, running over pedestrians.

Warner said Trump has had more than 90 days to review the procedures for admitting people from certain countries.

“All of a sudden it went silent”.

Siti Farhana said the situation was much calmer by 3am (10am Malaysian time), although there was still police presence.

Candice Hedge, stabbed as she enjoyed a drink after her shift at Elliot’s restaurant in Borough Market. “I walk into a pub and say, “Someone help me, I’ve just been stabbed”.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Twitter that “we will never be cowed by terrorism”.

Controlled explosions were carried out at the property in Barking during the raids on Sunday morning. Seven people were killed and at least 48 were hospitalized, 21 of whom are in critical condition.

Cassie Ferguson Rowe says her brother, Tyler Ferguson, held her and she died in his arms. His girlfriend Marie Bondeville is also recovering in hospital.

Flowers and messages lie behind police cordon tape near Borough Market after an attack left 7 people dead and dozens injured in London, Britain, Sunday.

No details have been released about the suspects, who were shot dead within minutes by police, and detectives are still investigating whether they acted alone. “He’s one of our neighbors”.

“The taxi driver just swerved toward me and screamed, ‘Run!” He had a British accent.

“I heard helicopters and two loud bangs. Someone said they had seen him on television a while back talking about religion”.

The legal fight pits his authority over immigration against what the courts have said is a policy that is purported to be about national security but meant to target Muslims.

He told reporters: “We have been in touch with their families” as Australian authorities try to confirm the status of the two people.

“While the recent attacks are not connected by common networks, they are connected in one important sense”.

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the London terror attacks.

In a statement, Facebook’s director of policy, Simon Milner, said the company wants to “provide a service where people feel safe”.

Loading Armed police on St Thomas Street London near the scene of Saturday night's terrorist incident on London Bridge and at Borough Market