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UK News London Bridge: Police treat stabbing spree as terror-related after multiple people injured

18:22  29 november  2019
18:22  29 november  2019 Source:   scotsman.com

London Bridge attack: Shocking video appears to show moment man shot by police

  London Bridge attack: Shocking video appears to show moment man shot by police A shocking video appears to show the moment a man was shot by police after several people were injured and London Bridge evacuated in what police are treating as a suspected terror-related incident. An eyewitness in contact with Yahoo News UK posted a video on social media around 40 minutes after police said they were called to reports of a stabbing at around 2pm in central London. Scotland Yard confirmed one man had been shot by police. HeAn eyewitness in contact with Yahoo News UK posted a video on social media around 40 minutes after police said they were called to reports of a stabbing at around 2pm in central London. Scotland Yard confirmed one man had been shot by police.

A stabbing attack on London Bridge is being treated by police as " terror related ", the Met has said. The police said they were called to a stabbing just British Transport Police said London Bridge station was currently closed and no trains would be stopping there. Police have advised people near

Police say a number of people have been stabbed , and a man was shot by officers at the scene. It has been confirmed that people were injured in the attack. My heart goes out to them, their families Sources have confirmed that a suspect was shot by police . During the incident five people were

A man has been shot by police near London Bridge in an incident which is being responded to "as though it is terror-related", the Metropolitan Police said.

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Footage on social media appeared to show armed officers surround a person on the ground before discharging a weapon, while a bystander appears to remove a large knife from the scene.

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The eyewitness video appears to show a man being shot on the pavement of the north-bound carriageway on the western side, near Fishmongers' Hall.

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  Multiple injuries reported in London stabbing incident The London Ambulance Service declared a "major incident" on Friday at London Bridge, where multiple people were stabbed by a suspect who was subsequently shot and killed by police, CNN reports. On Twitter, London's Metropolitan Police Service said that "as a precaution, we are currently responding to this incident as though it is terror-related." The chaotic scene unfolded around 1:58 PM, with one nearby worker telling CNN of hearing "more thanThe chaotic scene unfolded around 1:58 PM, with one nearby worker telling CNN of hearing "more than five" gunshots in the area of the iconic bridge, and another saying, "A colleague out for lunch messaged to say there'd been an incident...

London police are treating the stabbing incident on London Bridge , where at least one person was reportedly killed, as " terror - related ". This is being done as a precaution, police say, while the full circumstances are unclear.

Police are treating a stabbing near London Bridge as terror - related . Police had been called shortly before 2pm to reports of a stabbing near the north side of London Bridge , which is in Police have closed down a large area on both sides of London Bridge , with people either evacuated or told

A Scotland Yard statement said: "At this stage, the circumstances relating to the incident at London Bridge remain unclear.

"However, as a precaution, we are currently responding to this incident as though it is terror-related.

"One man has been shot by police."

Police believe a number of people have been injured.

No further details about casualties were available, although the London Ambulance Service declared it a major incident.

Witnesses described a scene of panic around London Bridge, moments after the incident.

Witness Kelby McNally, OK! Online's editor, works in the Northern and Shell Building on Lower Thames Street near to London Bridge, said she initially thought a fire alarm had gone when she saw "loads of people just running".

London Bridge incident: Police detain man after people injured in stabbing

  London Bridge incident: Police detain man after people injured in stabbing Nearby shops and businesses were all evacuated by officers while a cordon was set up at Borough Market . Trains were prevented from stopping at London Bridge station.The Met said: "Police were called at 1:58pm to a stabbing at premises near to London Bridge. Emergency services attended, including officers from the Met and [City of London Police]. © Provided by The i "A man has been detained by police. We believe a number of people have been injured.

A suspect has been shot by police after five people were injured in a stabbing incident near London Bridge . In 2017, eight people were killed when terrorists drove a van into crowds crossing London Bridge before attacking others with knives on the bridge and in neighbouring pubs and restaurants.

LONDON (Reuters) - British police shot a man on Friday after a stabbing in the London Bridge “As a precaution, we are currently responding to this incident as though it is terror - related ,” they added. A number of people have been injured . Sky News said there was at least one fatality and that the

She said. "There were loads of people just running, I thought it was a fire alarm or something, and then I saw two girls from my office who told me not to go back there.

"I asked what had happened, and they said they had heard gunshots and now everyone is running."

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said: "I'm being kept updated on the incident at London Bridge and want to thank the police and all emergency services for their immediate response."

Home Secretary Priti Patel wrote on Twitter: "Very concerned by ongoing incident at London Bridge. My thoughts are with all affected. I am grateful for the rapid response of our police and I urge everyone to follow their advice."

Footage from the scene appeared to show a white lorry straddling the northbound and southbound carriageways.

The video shows several officers surrounding the vehicle before moving to the rear to check its container.

Major incident declared in London

  Major incident declared in London It's understood a man armed with a knife has attacked people on London Bridge.Footage on social media appeared to show armed officers with their weapons poised, while witnesses have reported hearing gunfire.

'A number of people ' injured in stabbing incident, Met Police say. Police have not yet confirmed whether they are dealing with the incident as terror - related . But the location of the shooting will bring back memories for many Londoners of the 2017 London Bridge attack, which started just metres away.

The Met Police said officers were called to a stabbing at premises near the bridge in central London just before 14 London Bridge station on the opposite side of the bridge is currently closed with no trains running. Image caption Police are responding to the stabbing "as though it is terror - related ".

London buses can be seen either side of the lorry while three police cars are parked next to it on the bridge.

Nurse Jackie Benfield, 32, described how she asked to be let off a bus on London Bridge after she heard "five or six" gunshots.

Ms Benfield, who was on her way home from work, said she exited the bus and "ran like hell" to escape the shots.

Connor Allen, who was in his van on the bridge when it was evacuated said: "Everyone just started running, you heard these pops and that was it. We just got out the van and started running."

One business owner told the PA news agency she had been crossing London Bridge to get to her shop on the north side when police officers stopped her.

She said that was when she heard at least five or six gunshots and said that her store has been evacuated.

The woman, who wished to remain anonymous, said: "We heard shooting, it was about five or six shots, I heard five or six quite clearly.

"All my staff have been evacuated."

Police treating London Bridge stabbing ‘as terror-related’ .
One man has been shot by police and others have been left injured after the attackFootage on social media appeared to show armed officers surround a person on the ground before discharging a weapon, while a bystander appears to remove a large knife from the scene.

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