London Bridge Incident: Live Updates

By 4th June 2017 0 Comments


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A van mowed down pedestrians as it sped down London Bridge in the British capital Saturday night, leaving bodies lying in the roadway, a witness to the incident told CNN.

Also Saturday, a man with a “massive knife” entered a restaurant at Borough Market, just south of the Bridge, and stabbed two people inside, a witness told CNN on Saturday. The patrons sheltered in the basement and police have arrived at the scene, the witness said. The conditions of the stabbed people was not known.
Authorities have not said if the incidents were related. Other details.

A white van has reportedly plowed into at least 20 pedestrians on London Bridge, and while police have arrived on the scene to shut down traffic, no announcement has been made regarding whether the incident is a terrorist attack.

Witnesses told BBC that officers quickly arrived on the scene after a van veered off the road and started driving on the sidewalk and plowing into people.

The Daily Mail reported that the van hit 20 pedestrians. The BBC is reporting that the van hit five or six people. Police are reporting more than one fatality at the scene, but have no concrete numbers yet.

Metropolitan Police confirmed via Twitter that a serious incident took place on London Bridge, but have otherwise held onto other details to avoid spreading rumors.

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