Car Runs into London Bridge Pedestrians; Multiple Injuries

Tina Ray
June 4, 2017

London Ambulance Service took at least 20 people to six hospitals after treating a number of people at the London Bridge.

One witness, Will Heaven, told Sky News he saw people who had been struck and at least one of them was placed inside an ambulance.

"Officers have then responded to reports of stabbings in Borough Market", at the south end of the bridge.

Police and paramedics at London Bridge, where pedestrians were mowed down by a van.

The gang had metal canisters strapped to their chests and two of them were reportedly shot dead by armed police, witnesses said.

A Reuters reporter heard three loud bangs in the vicinity of London's Borough Market where armed police were responding to the knife attack.

Scotland Yard have confirmed a stabbing in Vauxhall is not connected.

According to multiple media outlets, police are seeking three male suspects in the incident.

Trump expressed support for both the city of London and the broader United Kingdom while reiterating his call for a travel ban that has been consistently struck down by the USA court system.


Whatever the United States can do to help out in London and the U. They have also confirmed that London Bridge station has been closed. "He hit about two people in front of me and then three behind", she said.

We drove a bit further and noticed there was another person on the right hand side of the bridge who was also not on the pavement but in the road itself.

The force initially said they were also responding to a reported third incident, in the Vauxhall area of London.

The Manchester bombing on May 22 was the deadliest attack in Britain since July 2005, when four British Muslim suicide bombers killed 52 people in coordinated attacks on London's transport network. May has described the incidents as "potential acts of terrorism".

As thousands of people flooded from the area - many unable to get home with nearby subway stations shut - locals were quick to offer assistance.

The current London Bridge opened in 1973 and is made of concrete and steel.

Another witness, Mark Roberts, told CNN he saw the van hit multiple people before hitting a bus stop and stopping.

In March, a knife-wielding man plowed a vehicle into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge and later stabbed a police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament.

The attack came on the eve of a benefit concert Grande is scheduled to play in Manchester on Sunday in aid of the victims and their families.

Other reports by TheDigitalNewspaper

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