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US News London Bridge terror suspect named by police

03:10  30 november  2019
03:10  30 november  2019 Source:   news.sky.com

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  Tens of thousands evacuated or stranded following London Bridge attack Today’s terror attack on London Bridge evoked memories of the 2017 tragedy for the tens of thousands of people who were evacuated or left stranded. A suspect was shot dead by armed officers on the north side of the bridge after several people were stabbed. The Met later declared it a terrorist incident. Officers immediately shut all routes leading to the bridge from the capital’s financial district. Thousands of people came streaming down Cannon Street as police officers, some armed and with dogs, roared: “Clear the road!”. The cordon was gradually moved further away from the bridge.

The terror suspect shot dead on London Bridge has been named as 28-year-old Usman Khan, police say. Khan was convicted in 2012 for terrorism offences and released from prison in December 2018 on licence, Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu has said. Mr Basu said Khan

How the London Bridge terror attack unfolded – video report. The two people who died have not yet been named . A man and two women were also injured. Khan was one of nine members of an al-Qaida-inspired terror group convicted of plotting to bomb the Stock Exchange and build a terrorist

Armed police officers on the north side of London Bridge in London, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. British police shot a man on London Bridge in the heart of Britain's capital on Friday after a stabbing that left several people wounded. The Metropolitan Police force said the circumstances were still unclear, but © ASSOCIATED PRESS Armed police officers on the north side of London Bridge in London, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. British police shot a man on London Bridge in the heart of Britain's capital on Friday after a stabbing that left several people wounded. The Metropolitan Police force said the circumstances were still unclear, but "as a precaution, we are currently responding to this incident as though it is terror-related." (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

The terror suspect shot dead on London Bridge has been named as 28-year-old Usman Khan, police say.

Khan was convicted in 2012 for terrorism offences and released from prison in December 2018 on licence, Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu has said.

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  London Bridge 'terror attack': Witnesses 'run like hell' after gunshots Witnesses have described how they "ran like hell" after hearing gunshots following a knife attack on London Bridge. At least one civilian has been killed and several others were injured in the stabbing, which police are treating as terror-related.A man was shot by officers on the bridge following the attack. Police say a suspect has been detained.Witness Jackie Bensfield, 32, described how she asked to be let off a bus on the bridge after she heard "five or six" gunshots. © Other Emergency services are at the scene.

UPDATE: London Bridge stabbing a terrorist attack, suspect shot dead at scene – counter- terror chief. Numerous police and ambulance Photographs posted on Twitter showed a truck parked across several lanes of traffic on the bridge . Counter terrorism police are involved in the investigation.

London Bridge attack: what happened? Police say the attacker had attended an event celebrating a network bringing people together from criminal justice and higher education institutions. It was held at Fishmongers' Hall on the north side of London Bridge . The suspect began stabbing people inside

Mr Basu said Khan had been living in the Staffordshire area and officers were searching the address.

Video: Member of the public Thomas Gray describes helping to tackle London Bridge attacker (Evening Standard)

He added police were "not actively seeking anyone else" over the attack.

In a statement, Mr Basu said: "The investigation into the attack near London Bridge continues at a pace.

"Whilst we are still in the early stages of the investigation, at this time we are not actively seeking anyone else in relation to the attack.

a blurry photo of a building: Members of the public grapple with knife suspect © Sky News Screen Grab Members of the public grapple with knife suspect

"However, we continue to make fast time enquiries to ensure that no other people were involved in this attack and that there is no outstanding threat to the public.

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Video footage has emerged showing police officers shooting a man believed to be a suspect in a stabbing attack on London Bridge . Footage captured from a passing vehicle and shared on Twitter shows armed police officers surrounding the suspect , pulling a member of the public off him, before

London Bridge attack: police identify convicted terrorist who murdered two victims. Before his conviction for the LSE terror plot, police had previously raided his home in Tunstall over Police named the man as Usman Khan, a 28-year-old from Staffordshire. In 2012, Khan became a convicted

"As I stated earlier, police were called at 1.58pm to a stabbing at premises near to London Bridge, EC1. Emergency services attended, including officers from the City of London Police and the Metropolitan Police.

"A male suspect was shot by specialist armed officers and I can confirm that he died at the scene.

Police officers are seen near the site of an incident at London Bridge in London, Britain, November 29, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls © Thomson Reuters Police officers are seen near the site of an incident at London Bridge in London, Britain, November 29, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

"We are now in a position to confirm the identity of the suspect as 28-year-old Usman Khan, who had been residing in the Staffordshire area. As a result, officers are, tonight, carrying out searches at an address in Staffordshire.

"This individual was known to authorities, having been convicted in 2012 for terrorism offences. He was released from prison in December 2018 on licence and clearly, a key line of enquiry now is to establish how he came to carry out this attack."

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