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UK News London Bridge: Knife attacker shot dead and several people injured in terror attack

19:00  29 november  2019
19:00  29 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

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

  London Bridge: Police treat stabbing spree as terror-related after multiple people injured 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. © Provided by The Scotsman 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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POLICE have shot dead a terrorist wearing a hoax suicide vest after several people were injured in a stabbing Two years after three terrorists killed eight people and injured 48 in terror attack on London Bridge . One attacker was just 60cm away from an armed officer when he was shot dead .

a street filled with lots of traffic: Met Police on London Bridge in the centre of the capital © Twitter Met Police on London Bridge in the centre of the capital

Police have declared a knife rampage in London as a terror incident and confirmed that the suspect was shot dead by armed officers on London Bridge.

Several people were stabbed by the knifeman before he was grappled to the ground and disarmed by members of the public.

Footage on social media appeared to show one man being pulled away by armed officers before the suspect is shot at point-blank range.

Another bystander could be seen carrying a large knife from the scene.

a group of people walking down a street: Members of the public grapple the attacker to the ground and subdue him before armed police move in © PA Members of the public grapple the attacker to the ground and subdue him before armed police move in A hero bystander takes the knife away after members of the public grappled with the attacker © PA A hero bystander takes the knife away after members of the public grappled with the attacker

Eye-witnesses said the suspect appeared to be wearing a suicide vest but Neil Basu, the head of UK counter-terrorism policing, said the vest was a fake.

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  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.

The Metropolitan Police are dealing with a stabbing at London Bridge and said that they had shot someone as a result. The London force has said a man has British police said on Friday that they were dealing with a stabbing incident in central London in which "a number of people " were wounded.

A knife -wielding man stabbed a police officer to death outside British Parliament Wednesday after several people were At least four people were killed, including a cop, and 20 people were injured along the thoroughfare fronting Parliament in London before the attacker was fatally shot by police.

He said police were called at around 2pm on Friday to a stabbing "at a premises near London Bridge".

Borough Market, at the opposite end of the bridge to where the suspect was shot, was cordoned off in the wake of the incident.

Armed police pull a me,ber of the public off the attacker before shooting the knifeman © Twitter Armed police pull a me,ber of the public off the attacker before shooting the knifeman

The bridge and the market were the scene of a terror attack in 2017 in which eight victims were killed along with the three terrorists.

After being shot, the suspect in Friday's attack raised his arms towards his head before lying still.

Mr Basu told reporters: "A male suspect was shot by specialist armed officers from City of London police and I can confirm that this suspect died at the scene."

a glass door of a building: Police on the scene at London Bridge where there have been reports of gunfire © @joebxggs /SWNS.COM Police on the scene at London Bridge where there have been reports of gunfire

Mr Basu said the attack had been declared a terrorist incident but the force was retaining an open mind to the motive.

London Bridge terror attack: what we know

  London Bridge terror attack: what we know Police confirm suspect was shot and killed in terror attackDespite reports suggesting that the attacker was wearing explosives, Metropolitan Police assistant commissioner Neil Basu said the device was believed to be a hoax.

The suspect knife attacker died at the scene after being shot by armed officers. Several people were stabbed by the suspect before he was wrestled to the ground and disarmed by members of It has been confirmed that people were injured in the attack . My heart goes out to them, their families

A number of people have been stabbed and a man has been shot dead by police in an attack at London Bridge . The Met Police has declared the A BBC reporter at the scene said he had seen a fight on the bridge , with several men attacking one man. Police then arrived quickly and a number of

He added: "Due to the nature of the incident we responded as though this was terrorist-related.

"I am now in a position to declare it is a terrorist incident.

"Officers from the Met counter terrorism command are now leading this investigation."

Scotland Yard said a number of people were stabbed but did not give any details. It is believed at least four people were injured.

The London Ambulance Service declared it a major incident and one picture on social media appeared to show a body covered with a blanket.

After speaking to reporters, Mr Basu said he was going to Downing Street to brief the Prime Minister.

a police officer standing next to a car: Police at the scene of an incident on London Bridge in central London © PA Police at the scene of an incident on London Bridge in central London

London Bridge victims died after being stabbed in chest, inquest hears .
The two victims of the London Bridge terror attack died after being stabbed in the chest, an inquest has heard. University of Cambridge graduates Jack Merritt, 25, and 23-year-old Saskia Jones were killed by convicted terrorist Usman Khan during his deadly rampage last Friday. © PA Jack Merritt was a coordinator at a prisoner rehabilitation conference Mr Hall was working as a co-ordinator at a prisoner rehabilitation conference at Fishmongers' Hall where Khan launched his attack, while Ms Jones was a volunteer at the event.

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