London attack suspects named by United Kingdom police


Three jihadis drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge on Saturday night before running into the bustling Borough Market area where they slit people's throats and stabbed them indiscriminately.

"The mayor is busy working with the police, emergency services and the Government to co-ordinate the response to this horrific and cowardly terrorist attack and provide leadership and reassurance to Londoners and visitors to our city", the spokesperson said in comments carried by The Telegraph.

London police chief Cressida Dick said that, while some of the recent attacks in Britain had worldwide dimensions, they had a largely domestic "centre of gravity".

"We stand together tonight to honour the memories of the innocent lives lost and people injured in the barbaric attack on our city".

Thirty-six people remain in London hospitals, with 18 in a critical care.

Global leaders sent messages of support, though US President Donald Trump raised British hackles by attacking Khan on Twitter and enlisting the attack to defend his thwarted travel ban.

Hedge was one of at least 48 people who were injured in the attack carried out by three men in the London Bridge area that also left seven people dead and anxious friends and relatives frantic to find out about others still missing. Trump said London Mayor Sadiq Khan had offered a "pathetic excuse" and "had to think fast on his "no reason to be alarmed" statement".

"I think Sadiq Khan is doing a good job and it's wrong to say anything else - he's doing a good job", she said at a press conference.

The attack came days before a general election Thursday.

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The rampage came less than two weeks after a suicide bomber killed 22 children and adults at a pop concert in Manchester.

"The attack began at about 10 p.m., local time, when a van crossing London Bridge veered into pedestrians, crashing outside the Barrowboy & Banker Pub".

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the brazen attack that started on London Bridge, then continued in the streets surrounding Borough Market. The mayor had told London residents not to be concerned by a stepped-up police presence in the city after the incident. We are the safest global city in the world.

London's Metropolitan Police force said Monday that it had freed without charge the seven women and five men aged between 19 and 60 who were arrested at two addresses in Barking. "She had room in her heart for everyone and believed strongly that every person was to be valued and respected", her family said in a statement.

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley issued a statement about the London attack on behalf of the province. "I'm sure the police will look into what they knew, what they could have done, what they did do and if anything could have been done differently".

Canadian victim Christine Archibald died in the arms of her heartbroken fiance after being struck by a van of terrorists on London Bridge. The IRA ran a 30-year armed campaign against British rule in Northern Ireland.

One of his friends told BBC Asian Network he had phoned an anti-terrorist hotline set up by British authorities because he feared Butt had been radicalised after watching clips of USA preacher Ahmad Musa Jebril, whose online sermons have been a leading source of inspiration for foreign fighters in Syria.

She lived this belief working in a shelter for the homeless until she moved to Europe to be with her fiancé.

'Many of us in the British Muslim community have been demanding action against these extremists to no avail.