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London terror attack: 7 people killed at London Bridge and Borough Street; cops gun down 3 terrorists

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Sun June 04 2017, 3:12 pm
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    London terror attack: Pedestrians on the London Bridge were attacked by three militants who rammed a van at high speed before going on a stabbing spree on Saturday night. It has been reported that at least 7 people were killed and more than 48 have sustained injuries. Armed police rushed to the scene and the militants were shot dead in the Borough Market area near London Bridge. The authorities urged Londoners on Twitter to "run, hide, tell" if they were caught up in the violence. (Reuters)

  • London terror attack, London Bridge, Borough Street, Manchester, Theresa May, Ariana Grande, Sadiq Khan, terror strikes London

    2nd caption: London terror attack: The horrendous attack comes days ahead of June 8 elections and less than two weeks after a suicide bomber killed 22 people in Manchester, at US singer Ariana Grande's pop concert. There wasn't any immediate claim of responsibility for the twin attacks at London Bridge and Borough Street. People were rescued from the bars by London police. Prior to that, they were locked inside the bars by the police. (Reuters)

  • London terror attack, London Bridge, Borough Street, Manchester, Theresa May, Ariana Grande, Sadiq Khan, terror strikes London

    3rd caption: London terror attack: Britain's top anti-terrorism officer said that six people have lost their lives apart from the attackers, who were gunned down by the police. According to witnesses at the London Bridge, the three attackers were wearing hoax explosive vests. According to a BBC photograph, one of the attackers had canisters strapped to his body. The London police had sealed the violence-hit arena and it was being patrolled by armed police and counter-terrorism officers. (Reuters)

  • London terror attack, London Bridge, Borough Street, Manchester, Theresa May, Ariana Grande, Sadiq Khan, terror strikes London

    4th caption: London terror attack: Amid the carnage and confusion about how many attacks were taking place, the Metropolitan Police said in a tweet: “Please remain calm, but be alert & vigilant. We are using all necessary skills & resources at #LondonBridge #BoroughMarket #Vauxhall.” Eyewitnesses at London Bridge said that they saw several people lying injured on the pavement or the middle of the road after a white van began mowing people down sometime after 10 PM (GMT). (Reuters)

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    5th caption: London terror attack: Britain's PM Theresa May said that the incident in London is being treated as a potential act of terrorism. According to Downing Street, PM May will chair a meeting of the government’s emergency response committee. “Following updates from police and security officials, I can confirm that the terrible incident in London is being treated as a potential act of terrorism,” May said just over four days before voting is due to begin on June 8 national election. US President Donald Trump condemning the incident said, “we need to be smart, vigilant and tough”. He assured all possible help to Britain despite arguing for his pet “Travel Ban”. London mayor Sadiq Khan also condemned the London Bridge incident terming it a “deliberate and cowardly attack”. (Reuters)

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