Suspect Held in Mosque Attack

"The attack unfolded as a man was already receiving first aid at the scene, sadly that man has died", Neil Basu, senior national coordinator for counter-terrorism policing, said.

"What we have seen throughout - whether in the heroism of the ordinary citizens who fought off the attackers at London Bridge; the unbreakable resolve of the residents in Kensington; or this morning the spirit of the community that apprehended this attacker - is that this is an extraordinary city of extraordinary people", she said.

She said: "We are not saying anything, we don't know anything at the moment".

The police said it an investigation of the incident is being carried out by the counter terrorism command.

"He will also be subject of a mental health assessment in due course".

Jeremy Corbyn described the incident, which took place within his own constituency, as an "awful event".

"Over the past weeks and months, Muslims have endured many incidents of Islamophobia and this is the most violent manifestation to date".

Video posted online of the aftermath of Monday's attack showed a scene of chaos as people tried to help the injured.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said extra police had been deployed to reassure communities, especially those observing Ramadan, describing the attack as "an assault on all our shared values of tolerance, freedom and respect".

London's Metropolitan Police said officers were called just after midnight Sunday to an incident on Seven Sisters Road.

"From the window, I started hearing a lot of yelling and screeching, a lot of chaos outside ..."

India captain Virat Kohli: Pakistan completely outplayed us in Champions Trophy final
India's star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin had a return to forget, his 10 wicketless overs costing 70 runs. He not only congratulated Team Pakistan for winning their maiden title, but showed them respect as well.

Eyewitness Hussain Ali, 28, said that, while being restrained, the man was protected by the people he is thought to have been targeting.

May says the man who plowed a van into a crowd of people leaving evening prayers acted alone and that people outside the mosque apprehended him. It also comes at a tumultuous time for the government with Britain starting complex divorce talks with the European Union and May negotiating with a small Northern Irish party to stay in power after losing her parliamentary majority following a snap election.

The so-called Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack. "One thing that is clear". Mohammed Kozbar, chairman of the Finsbury Park Mosque, called for Prime Minister Theresa May's government to take action. I think it's significant that they had the reputation historically of being one of the most militant mosques in London.

"I spoke to the eyewitness who caught the man and kept him safe, stopped him from being harmed by the local group that he attacked".

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

Saadiq Mizou, a 35-year-old chef originally from Belgium, said he'd been outside the scene since 2 a.m.

Men pray at the site of Finsbury Park attack.

One elderly man is feared to have died.

"People feel unsafe because after the terrorist attacks of London, Manchester, the increase of Islamophobia and hate crimes", he added.

On 22 May, Salman Abedi, a Manchester-born 22-year-old blew himself up at the end of an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena. A number of police and ambulances were in attendance. "My friend said he said some words, but I didn't hear it", he said.

This is a developing story and will be updated accordingly.

Related News:

  • 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.

    Victor Lindelof: Manchester United move hinged on Jose's call

    The Black Eagles have won the Turkish league for two seasons running and have booked a place in next seasons Champions League. Mourinho has set his sights on signing Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata to bolster his strike force for the new season.
    Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan bowler Hasan Ali wins Player of Tournament

    Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan bowler Hasan Ali wins Player of Tournament

    Fakhar brought up his maiden century in his fourth one-day worldwide by muscling a sweep of Ashwin for his 12th boundary. Hardik walked off livid, and his anger was there for all to see. "Wow wow wow unbelievable performance by team green".
  • 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.
    Scalise Upgraded From Critical To Serious Condition

    Scalise Upgraded From Critical To Serious Condition

    He had with him a piece of paper with doodles and the names of three politicians, according to a person familiar with the case. The American Hospital Association defines "critical" condition as: "Vital signs are unstable and not within normal limits".

    Cuba Blasts Trump's Policy Speech as 'Hostile Rhetoric'

    On Friday, Trump signed an executive order that reversed several parts of policies enacted by former President Barack Obama . Trump's approach is aimed at halting the flow of USA cash to the country's military while maintaining diplomatic relations.
  • Bill Cosby's attorney says he is worried about entertainer's health

    An eighth woman withdrew her lawsuit and a federal judge dismissed a ninth accuser's case, finding her complaint inadequate. Legal experts say prosecutors in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case are likely to reshape their case for the second trial.

    One dead as van rams pedestrians near London mosque

    I tried to stop him (the suspect), some people were hitting him but I said stop him and keep him until the police came. The group's general secretary, Harun Khan , said that eyewitnesses saw the van driver hit a number of Muslims.
    Trump may 'terminate' Russia probe investigator, says president's pal

    Trump may 'terminate' Russia probe investigator, says president's pal

    Gingrich and Ruddy said it would be a "mistake" for Trump to remove Mueller, although both said they see the probe as unnecessary. The notion was dismissed by senior White House aides later Monday evening, who said that Ruddy does not speak for the president.
  • 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.
    Rockstar Games Issues A Statement On The Recent GTAV Modding Crackdown

    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.
    'Totally shocked' by London mosque incident: United Kingdom  opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn

    'Totally shocked' by London mosque incident: United Kingdom opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn

    The 48-year-old author of the attack was detained by members of the public before he was taken into custody by the police. A van is seen near Finsbury Park station after the vehicle struck pedestrians in north London, Monday June 19, 2017 .


Most liked

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Nadal captures record 10th French Open
And should he remain fit and healthy, expect to see him crowned as the world's best player once again. Thank you to the organisers, the other players, to all the people that make this tournament possible.

Man behind UK mosque attack not known to security services-minister
An AFP reporter could see a helicopter and many emergency vehicles at the scene, which was closed off by a large police cordon. Police said the male driver had also been taken to hospital as a precaution and would receive a mental health assessment.

Russia obey Putin's orders with opening-day win
Portugal face Mexico at the Kazan Arena while Cameroon and Chile will meet at the Otkritie Arena in Moscow. It helped the Russian team to seize the lead after twice having shots stopped on the line.

LCD Soundsystem Announce New Album 'American Dream' And Autumn UK Dates
Meanwhile, check out the new record's title track, along with another previously shared new song, Call The Police, below. LCD Soundsystem have confirmed a new album for release and will tour it in Europe during September 2017.

Alex Rodriguez Crashed Jennifer Lopez's Interview & It Was Adorable
Another insider claimed that the Maid In Manhattan actress is already in talks with the former Yankees player about marriage. With that, the moment was over, with the On the Floor singer picking up her sentence exactly where she had left off.

US Vice President Hires Lawyer For Russia Probes
Pence has not come under any particular scrutiny over the course of the Department of Justice Russia investigation. A few days ago Mueller widened the scope of his inquiry to include a criminal investigation of the president.

Muslim Council of Britain calls London attack violent manifestation of Islamophobia
The attack killed five people. "This is a terrorist attack and it was not an accident". "It took the police one hour to come". Witness Adhil claimed on Sky News that he believed the incident was a response to the London Bridge terror attack two weeks.

Turkish troops hold exercises in Qatar in show of support
Last week, Riyadh , along with other Arab governments, severed ties with Qatar, citing its support of Iran as a reason. The foreign and economic ministers of Qatar are members of the royal family under the emir's absolute monarchy.