One person arrested after vehicle hits several people in London

A police forensic tent is erected at Finsbury Park in north London, where a vehicle struck pedestrians in north London Monday, June 19, 2017.

(Yui Mok/PA via AP).

Islington's Seven Sisters Road, where the attack took place, is home to at least four mosques, and would have likely been filled with worshipers leaving late-night taraweeh prayers and heading back toward the Finsbury Park Underground Station. A 48-year-old man has been arrested.

London police said in a statement that one death has been confirmed and eight people were injured and taken to nearby hospitals.

London Mayor Khan said following that attack that there had been a 40-percent increase in racist incidents in the city and a fivefold increase in the number of anti-Muslim incidents.

On March 22, a man drove a rented vehicle into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in London and stabbed a policeman to death before being shot dead.

Meanwhile the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) said a van "intentionally" ran over worshippers.

They also claim he was laughing and making gestures as he was arrested by police.

"Police say incident has all the "hallmarks" of a terrorist" incident.

The van "turned left with no indication, with no even like suddenly, just deliberately left, and then just hit the people", Amin said.

He said: "The attack unfolded whilst a man was receiving first aid from the public at the scene; sadly, he has died".

Counter-terrorism coordinator Neil Basu said the attack had "all the hallmarks of a terrorism incident".

The Prime Minster later added: "I will chair an emergency meeting later this morning".

They killed eight people before being shot dead by police.

Prime Minister Theresa May described the collision as a "terrible incident", adding: "All my thoughts are with those who have been injured, their loved ones and the emergency services on the scene".

- The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, said "the appalling attack on Muslims in Finsbury Park is an attack on us all and on the culture and values of our country". The mosque called it a "callous terrorist attack".

"I tried to stop him (the suspect), some people were hitting him but I said stop him and keep him until the police came".

Brooks Koepka wins 117th US Open
Open ", he said, "to finish in double digits under par at a major championship, especially the Open, it was a good week". Only four left-handers-Bubba Watson, Phil Mickelson , Mike Weir and Bob Charles-have won major championships.

'The Met have deployed extra police to reassure communities, especially those observing Ramadan'.

Britain, especially London, has been on edge over several recent incidents, including last month's terror bombing in Manchester and the recent auto attack and stabbing near London Bridge.

Kozbar complained that the "mainstream media" was unwilling to call the attack a terrorist incident for many hours. One person was killed and 10 were hurt.

Images of the van showed it was rented from Pontyclun Van Hire in Pontyclun, near Cardiff.

Police said the driver had also been taken to hospital and would receive a mental health assessment. His motive is not yet clear but anti-Muslim terrorism is suspected.

Someone in the crowd is heard shouting, "No one touch him! No one! No one!"

Arsenal Football Club's Emirates Stadium is located close by, while further up Seven Sisters Road is the green space of Finsbury Park, which opened in 1869 and gives the area its name.

Several witness accounts indicate that the victims were worshippers leaving a mosque in London's Finsbury Park.

The driver has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

The van swerved towards the people outside the Finsbury Park Mosque in north London just as they began to assist the man, who had collapsed.

- Police said they've not identified any other suspects at the scene nor have any been reported to police.

At least 10 people were injured in what the Muslim Council of Britain said was a deliberate act of Islamophobia and the authorities are investigating as a terror attack.

The attacker struck as the area was busy with worshippers who had been attending Ramadan night prayers at the mosque.

MP Alun Cairns said: "I have this morning spoken to the Chief Constable of South Wales Police, Mr Peter Vaughan".

The incident comes at a time when emotions are high in England, where there have been several terrorist attacks in recent weeks.

The police did not describe the incident as an attack, but they did confirm that investigation of the incident is being carried out by the Counter Terrorism Command.

Related News:

  • Horse race bet with William Hill

    How to place a bet To place your wager/bet, all you need is to provide the appropriate information to the ticket writer. Simply you just have to pay £1horse bet and you can easily watch the live horse racing broadcast on your device.
    Grenfell Tower Survivors Getting Just £10 From Local Council, Reveals Volunteer

    Grenfell Tower Survivors Getting Just £10 From Local Council, Reveals Volunteer

    Labour MP David Lammy described the treatment of the survivors as an "outrage" and a "scandal". He said: "I met people yesterday who had been given that £10".

    Van Hits Worshippers At North London Mosque

    The scene at Finsbury Park shortly after the attack. "My prayers are with the victims and their families", read the statement . The force said the investigation of the incident is being carried out by the Counter Terrorism Command.
  • Daniel Berger makes it back-to-back St Jude Classic titles

    Daniel Berger makes it back-to-back St Jude Classic titles

    Last year's champion carded a bogey-free round of 66, taking the lead at the 15th hole when he holed a 17-foot birdie putt. Calcavecchia won at Wakonda in 2015 and McCarron rallied for his first senior victory a year ago.

    Rockstar Games Issues A Statement On The Recent GTAV Modding Crackdown

    On the other hand, the petition to save OpenIV which is single player modding tool has now reached 36,000 signatures. While some do understand Take-Two's position, most gamers won't.

    UK officials treating mosque attack as terrorism

    The incident comes at a time when emotions are high in the United Kingdom , in the wake of a series of deadly terrorist attacks. The incident comes weeks after a van hit pedestrians on London Bridge and knife-wielding attackers killed eight people nearby.
  • Police Investigating After Vehicle Hits Pedestrians In London

    An AFP reporter could see a helicopter and several emergency vehicles at the scene, which was closed off by a wide police cordon. British Prime Minister Theresa May said the incident was being treated "as a potential terrorist attack".

    'Number of casualties' after vehicle strikes London pedestrians

    Witnesses described hearing the man, who was detained by members of the public at the scene, shout: "I'm going to kill Muslims". Police said the male driver had also been taken to hospital as a precaution and would receive a mental health assessment .
    Portugal awaits foreign help to fight deadly wildfires

    Portugal awaits foreign help to fight deadly wildfires

    France also sent three aircraft and Greece's prime minister had made the offer to send his country's firefighters to the region. Gomes also said that eight firefighters were among the injured - four of them in serious condition.
  • Southern Baptists Vote to Condemn Alt-Right Racism

    At the same time, several prominent Southern Baptists became evangelical advisers to Trump's campaign, including the Rev . There were 21 messengers who were approved through the credentials process but were unaffiliated with a state convention.

    Suspect Held in Mosque Attack

    A number of police and ambulances were in attendance. "My friend said he said some words, but I didn't hear it", he said. Video posted online of the aftermath of Monday's attack showed a scene of chaos as people tried to help the injured.
    USA  activist investor seeks shakeup at Hudson's Bay

    USA activist investor seeks shakeup at Hudson's Bay

    The Saks Fifth Avenue location in NY could be valued at C$5 billion ($3.8 billion) alone, Litt said. HBC has significant investments in real estate joint ventures.


Most liked

Rosenstein warns Americans to 'exercise caution' about anonymous reports
However, Trump later told NBC News' Lester Holt that he had already made a decision to fire Comey before that memo was written. That is what the White House said and the Attorney General Jeff Sessions implied in testimony earlier this week.

Ronaldo's Portugal held by Mexico at Confederations Cup
However, Osorio felt his side would have been hard done by had Moreno not netted from a corner in second-half injury time. Ronaldo added in his post-match interview: "We are calm and we have to think about the next game".

The Golden State Warriors Are Undecided On Visit To Trump's White House
In a short statement Tuesday, the Warriors said: "Today is all about celebrating our championship". Y'all might write about it. "There might be somebody different in (office)", said Iguodala.

France's Macron to reshuffle government after parliament win
Le Pen was elected MP for the first time, in Henin-Beaumont, in Northern France, a stronghold of her National Front (FN) party. Merkel has repeatedly stressed that it was crucial not only for France , but for Germany , to help Macron succeed.

London fire: Police release images of devastating tower inferno
His family said Alhajali "came to the United Kingdom because he had ambitions and aims for his life and for his family". Britain observed a moment of silence at 11 a.m.

London attacker wanted 'to kill all Muslims'
The incident comes at a time when emotions are high in England, where there have been several recent terrorist attacks. It was several hours too late for numerous Muslims who had witnessed the incident. "Our prayers are with the victims".

London vehicle hits pedestrians, police say 'number' of injuries
Finsbury Park mosque was once a notorious hub for radical Islamists but has entirely changed in recent years under new management. Khan added that the attack appears to be on a specific community, like attacks in Manchester, Westminster, and London Bridge.

With 2-day delay, UK Parliament set to open on June 21
Leadsom said: "the government has agreed with Buckingham Palace that the State Opening of Parliament will take place on June 21". The state opening had been scheduled for June 19 - the same date on which the Brexit negotiations were due to...

GST to rollout on July 1, two-slabs for lottery, hotel rooms
The Council also decided on the Rs 50 lakh threshold for availing composition scheme by businesses in special category states. India's tryst with its most comprehensive indirect tax reform, the goods and services tax (GST), will begin on July 1.

Could Ascena Retail Group Incorporated (NASDAQ:ASNA) Change Direction After More Shorts?
On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Ascena Retail Group will post $0.12 EPS for the current fiscal year. Moreover, Blackrock Institutional Tru Na has 0% invested in Ascena Retail Group Inc (NASDAQ:ASNA) for 4.42 million shares.

Lennar Corporation (LEN) Now Covered by Analysts at Mizuho
With 2.35 million avg volume, 7 days are for Truecar Incorporated (NASDAQ:TRUE)'s short sellers to cover TRUE's short positions. Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) has a market cap of $12.26 billion and over the last 12 months, LEN has gone stronger by 15.91%.

FATHER'S DAY 2017: Is your dad the best in East Lancashire?
"The depth of the love and patience that I have for another human being, that's what's changed me - even at 45", shares Scott W. Dad , you are the only reason why I would want to believe in heaven-because that is the only place you deserve to be in.

Aftermath of attack near London mosque
Mr Basu said all victims were members of the Muslim community but that it was too early to determine the motive of the attack . Transport for London tweeted that Seven Sisters Road was closed northbound at Hornsey Road and southbound at Rock Street.

Gabriel not ready for West Indies return
West Indies are ranked ninth in the ICC ODI table, with only the top eight guaranteed qualification for the World Cup in 2019. Team India ended as runners-up after losing the final against traditional rivals Pakistan by 180 runs at The Oval in London.

Northam Wins Virginia Democratic Primary For Governor As GOP Race Remains Tight
But first, Perriello praised Northam for winning a "great victory, and offered him my full and unequivocal support". Republican on of his Board of Supervisors endorsed Gillespie but won Prince William County with 60% of the vote.