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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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A major incident was declared after tens of thousands of people defied pleas to stay away and descended in their droves on beaches in “When you have mass demonstrations in London the Metropolitan police can call on other forces to help and I think this is what needs to happen here.

© Credits: PA Emergency services have declared a major incident . A man has been detained by police and number of people have been injured A police statement said: Police were called at 1:58pm to a stabbing at premises near to London Bridge. Emergency services attended, including officers

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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Three London men were stabbed at Bournemouth beach hours after an influx of sunseekers sparked a " major incident " on the south coast. The men, all in their 20s, were injured during a fight on Bournemouth pier on Thursday evening. They were then rushed to hospital by the local ambulance

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.

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A major incident has been declared after thousands of people descended on beaches on the south coast of Men play basketball in the hot weather in London Fields park. A major incident means a multi-agency emergency response has now been activated to coordinate resources to tackle the issue.

Major incidents have been declared at a number of hospitals in England as medical staff struggle to cope with patient numbers. Gloucestershire Royal and Cheltenham General implemented the emergency measure for the second time in three weeks. Hospitals in North Yorkshire

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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