One dead in London mosque attack

Mr Corbyn visited the scene of the attack on Seven Sisters road where one man was killed and 10 injured.

"I managed to put him to the ground until police came", Mr Aidroos said.

"This big van just came and went all over us", witness Abdulrahman Saleh Alamoudi told BuzzFeed News.

"I saw a man underneath the van".

"It's Ramadan and it's perfectly normal, and eight people have been injured, some of them I understand extremely seriously, and, as I see it, this is a terror on the streets and it's a terror of the people on the streets, in the communities I'm very proud to represent in Parliament, and that's why I'm here today".

"This was a van driven into a crowd of people who were tending a man who was already injured and they were coming home from night-time prayers in the mosque". He will be given a mental-health evaluation. Two others were treated at the scene for minor injuries.

Toufik Kacimi, chief executive of the Muslim Welfare House, tells Sky News there is no "need to react with tension".

Resident Cynthia Vanzella said she was in bed when she heard people shouting.

Prime Minister Theresa May, who was criticised for her reaction to London's Grenfell Tower fire disaster last week, responded quickly, saying police were treating it as "a potential terrorist attack".

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said it was a "deliberate attack".

Police said all the casualties were members of the Muslim community.

Earlier this month, a van veered into pedestrians on London Bridge, setting off vehicle and knife attacks that killed eight people and wounded many others on the bridge and in the nearby Borough Market area.

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Witnesses said the man was white.

The driver of the van jumped out of the vehicle and tried to run, Aidroos said.

Ratib Al-Sulaman was sitting two minutes away when the incident occurred. "He was fighting to run away". Police say they are investigating these reports but believe that only one person carried out the attack.

Deputy assistant commissioner Neil Basu praised the worshipers for showing restraint and for delivering the suspect to the police station unharmed. CNN spoke to a man at the company, who said he was the owner but declined to give his name.

Muslim leaders called it a hate crime and asked the public to stay calm.

'It was an attack that once again targeted the ordinary and the innocent going about their daily lives.

On a single day - June 6 - 20 anti-Muslim incidents were reported, compared to a daily average of 3.5 incidents previously in 2017. "Mosque safety needs to be stepped up and this includes entry and exit points", it said in a statement.

A vehicle struck pedestrians near north London's Finsbury Park mosque Sunday night.

Amateur video footage showed at least three people on the ground in the aftermath of the attack, with one man receiving mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. The attacker was motivated by Islamist extremism, police said.

One witness described being surrounded by bodies in the wake of the attack outside the Muslim Welfare House, yards from the mosque.

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