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UK News Sadiq Khan hails ‘breathtaking heroism’ after public takes on terrorist

20:10  29 november  2019
20:10  29 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

London Bridge terrorist killed two innocent bystanders before hero police shot him dead after passers-by wrestled him to ground after stabbing rampage left up to 12 hurt

  London Bridge terrorist killed two innocent bystanders before hero police shot him dead after passers-by wrestled him to ground after stabbing rampage left up to 12 hurt One video filmed on London Bridge today shows what appears to be police pulling equipment out of a vehicle nearby. Those in the video can be heard saying: 'They've actually got guns out.'Armed police shot dead a knifeman wearing a fake suicide vest today after he stabbed up to five people in a shocking terrorist attack as frightened crowds fled the scene.

Mayor Sadiq Khan has praised the “ breathtaking heroism ” of members of the public who “literally ran towards danger” to tackle the suspect in a terrorist attack on London Bridge this afternoon. Multiple videos have emerged showing passers-by helping to detain the man believed to have carried out

Mayor Sadiq Khan has praised the " breathtaking heroism " of members of the public who "literally ran towards danger" to tackle the suspect in a terrorist attack on London Bridge this afternoon.Multiple videos have emerged showing passers-by helping to detain the man believed to have carried out

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan attends a press conference at the Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews on 2nd September, 2019 in Warsaw, Poland. The mayor of London who visited Poland for the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II said he and  the mayor of Warsaw have a great deal in common, despite different ethnic backgrounds, different religions and running different cities. (Photo by Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty Images) © Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto Mayor of London Sadiq Khan attends a press conference at the Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews on 2nd September, 2019 in Warsaw, Poland. The mayor of London who visited Poland for the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II said he and the mayor of Warsaw have a great deal in common, despite different ethnic backgrounds, different religions and running different cities. (Photo by Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Mayor Sadiq Khan has praised the “breathtaking heroism” of members of the public who “literally ran towards danger” to tackle the suspect in a terrorist attack on London Bridge this afternoon.

Why WAS the London Bridge terrorist freed to kill? Fury as it emerges killer Usman Khan was let out AUTOMATICALLY after Lord Leveson revised his sentence - as Boris Johnson insists he has 'long argued' against letting killers out early

  Why WAS the London Bridge terrorist freed to kill? Fury as it emerges killer Usman Khan was let out AUTOMATICALLY after Lord Leveson revised his sentence - as Boris Johnson insists he has 'long argued' against letting killers out early Usman Khan was jailed in 2012 and was given an indeterminate sentence, but this was quashed by the Court of Appeal who gave him a 16-year term, and he was released in December last year.A furious political row is emerging today after it emerged the London Bridge terrorist was released automatically from prison last year.

Members of the public who wrestled a knife-wielding terrorist to the ground on London Bridge have been praised as heroes . London Mayor Sadiq Khan praised the bystanders as "the best of us". "Absolutely stunned at the bravery of those on London Bridge who took the attacker down and then

London mayor Sadiq Khan told reporters that diversity is one of the British capital’s strengths in the wake of the London Bridge attack, and that all we’re all targets for terrorists .” Some critics of the Mayor of London have suggested that such attacks only appear to be a feature of life in cities such as

Multiple videos have emerged showing passers-by helping to detain the man believed to have carried out multiple stabbings.

In one video, a man can be seen grappling with the suspect on the pavement, while other footage shows a man removing a knife.

People leave the area as armed police with dogs patrol along Cannon Street in central London, on November 29, 2019 after reports of shots being fired on London Bridge. - The Metropolitan Police on Friday said several people were injured and a man was held after a stabbing near London Bridge in the centre of the British capital. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP) (Photo by BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images) People leave the area as armed police with dogs patrol along Cannon Street in central London, on November 29, 2019 after reports of shots being fired on London Bridge. - The Metropolitan Police on Friday said several people were injured and a man was held after a stabbing near London Bridge in the centre of the British capital. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP) (Photo by BEN STANSALL/AFP via Getty Images)

The suspect, who was wearing a hoax explosive device, was then shot by police officers and died at the scene.

Injured London Bridge hero Lukasz fought terrorist 'right until the end'

  Injured London Bridge hero Lukasz fought terrorist 'right until the end' Despite being stabbed five times by the London Bridge attacker, one of Friday's heroes fought with the terrorist "until the end" as he bought time for others to escape. Sky News has been told of the extraordinary account of Lukasz who was working in the basement at Fishmongers' Hall when Usman Khan launched his deadly attack.Saskia Jones, 23, and 25-year-old Jack Merritt were both killed as they worked on the prisoner rehabilitation conference that was being held at the venue.However, the death toll could have been higher but for the actions of a number of bystanders.

Mayor Sadiq Khan of London praised the bravery of bystanders. “What’s remarkable about the images we’ve seen,” he said, “is the breathtaking heroism of members of the public who literally ran toward danger, not knowing what confronted them.” The assault threw into stark relief the risks in attempting

LONDON — Members of the public were praised as heroes on Friday after tackling a knife-wielding terrorist on London Bridge, unaware he was wearing what later turned out to be a fake explosive device. Politicians, police officers, the Church of England’s highest cleric and social media users lined

“[I would] also like to thank members of the public who risked their own safety this afternoon… they are the best of us,” Khan said in a statement.

“We must and will stand united and resolute in the face of terror. Those who seek to attack us and divide us will never succeed.”

Police apprehend a man in an street on the south side of London Bridge in London, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. British police say several people have stabbed near to London Bridge, and a man has been detained. The news came after witnesses reported hearing gunshots in the area. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali) © ASSOCIATED PRESS Police apprehend a man in an street on the south side of London Bridge in London, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. British police say several people have stabbed near to London Bridge, and a man has been detained. The news came after witnesses reported hearing gunshots in the area. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali) Multiple people have been injured – some seriously – in the attack, which began shortly before 2pm. Khan said that police are not looking for any other suspects.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has returned to Downing Street from his constituency, thanked the emergency services and members of the public for their response.

Vigils to honour London Bridge terror attack victims Saskia Jones and Jack Merritt

  Vigils to honour London Bridge terror attack victims Saskia Jones and Jack Merritt Crowds came to pay their respects to Saskia Jones, 23, and Jack Merritt, 25, who were stabbed by a convicted terroristMourners observed a minute's silence for former University of Cambridge students Saskia Jones, 23, and Jack Merritt, 25, who were fatally stabbed by convicted terrorist Usman Khan during a prisoner rehabilitation event on Saturday.

downstairs.The 38-year-old told PA how he and others had grappled with the attacker despite wearing what looked like an explosive suicide vest.Read more: London mayor Sadiq Khan hails " breathtaking heroism " of members of public after they tackle terrorist "He had knives in both hands and, upon

HERO armed officers circled the terrorist and aimed their weapons at him after bystanders tackled the suspect to the ground and grabbed his knife. The members of the public who intervened have been widely praised, with Mayor of London Sadiq Khan hailing their " breathtaking heroism " and Prime

“This is an appalling incident and all my thoughts are with the victims and their families,” he said.

Shaun Bailey, Conservative mayoral candidate, said: “To the perpetrators and the people who follow them I say: You won’t win. London won’t buckle. We won’t break.

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“Londoners are a family and we unite in the face of terror: Our love is stronger than your hate.”

Khan added that the terrorism threat level, which was recently downgraded, will be constantly reviewed.

Gallery: Londoners flee as police swoop on knifeman (Photos)

Portrait of London Bridge Killer, in His Own Words .
LONDON — “I have learnt that many of my past beliefs came from my misinterpretations of Islam,” the young man wrote to his probation officers. Last Friday, the man who wrote those words, 28-year-old Usman Khan, traveled unsupervised from his probation hostel in England’s West Midlands to London, where he carried out a deadly terrorist attack after having participated in a conference on prison rehabilitation.

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