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UK News Major incident declared in London

18:45  29 november  2019
18:45  29 november  2019 Source:   heatworld.com

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London Ambulance Service has declared a " major incident ". The BBC's John McManus, at the scene, said he had seen a group of British Transport Police said London Bridge station was currently closed and no trains would be stopping there. Police have advised people near the scene to follow

a group of police officers riding on the back of a truck: Emergency services have declared a major incident © Credits: PA Emergency services have declared a major incident

A man has been detained by police and number of people have been injured following a stabbing near London Bridge, the Metropolitan Police said.

Footage on social media appeared to show armed officers with their weapons poised, while witnesses have reported hearing gunfire.

A police statement 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 the City of London Police.

A man has been detained by police. We believe a number of people have been injured. Further info to follow.''

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Police declared a “ major incident ” following the blast, which took place about a mile west of the city centre. Residents reported hearing a low booming sound and Stefanos Tsitsipas lifts the winners trophy after beating Dominic Thiem at the ATP World Tour Finals tennis tournament in London .

Play video ' Major incident ' declared at London Bridge. And we'll keep you signed in. Summary. Police say they are dealing with a major incident on London Bridge. Met says a number of people have been stabbed and a man has been shot by police.

a close up of a police car: Police were called at 1:58pm to a stabbing at premises near to London Bridge. © Credits: PA Police were called at 1:58pm to a stabbing at premises near to London Bridge.

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.''

a group of police officers riding on the back of a truck © PA

Home Secretary Priti Patel added she was very concerned''.

He said: 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.'

A video has emerged showing police officers aiming guns at a white lorry that jackknifed across London Bridge.

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

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 major incident is declared where there is a situation which could not be dealt with easily by the local council and could threaten lives, disrupt the community or damage property. It means the local authority can organise emergency evacuations, set up rest centres and mobilise voluntary organisations.

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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."

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London Bridge: Man shot dead at scene - vest worn by suspect was 'hoax device' - a number of people stabbed .
Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu has confirmed one man was shot dead during an incident on London Bridge on Friday afternoon. has confirmed a "number of people have been stabbed" during a terror related incident on London Bridge on Friday.Mr. Basu also said a vest worn by a suspect was a hoax device and whilst investigators are treating the incident as terror related they are keeping an open mind about the motive.

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