Canadian 'impacted' by London terror attack, official says
Jun 05 2017 by Lorena Waters
Britain's counter-terrorism police fired an "unprecedented" number of rounds when engaging the terrorists responsible for Saturday's terrorist attack in London, Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said in a press conference.
The men drove a van across London Bridge, running over dozens of people on the sidewalk before crashing the vehicle. A witness said she saw a white van veer into people.
Trump portrayed Khan as an official with his head in the sand about the attacks that disrupted his city.
Islamic State's statement Sunday from its Aamaq news agency claimed the group's "fighters" were responsible, according to the SITE Intelligence Group. Incidents of stabbing were also reported at nearby Borough Market. It later crashed outside the Barrowboy & Banker pub near stairs leading down to Borough Market. The police response was immediate and lethal, and the three attackers were shot dead within eight minutes of the first emergency call as the attack began.
Police activity spread throughout the Borough Market area.
A British Transport Police officer with less than two years on the force - and armed only with a baton - was in stable condition after suffering injuries, police confirmed in a statement Sunday.
"The police and security services must get the resources they need, not 20,000 police cuts", he said.
Meanwhile, Mr Trump's son Donald Jr tweeted a link to an article from past year in which Mr Khan said that being prepared for terror attacks was "part and parcel" of living in a big city, with the comment: "You have to be kidding me!?"
A man lying on the ground with canisters attached to his belt. Witnesses described seeing people covered in blood and suffering multiple stab wounds.
"The police were absolutely brilliant, they came in and explained the situation", said Connell". "The traffic was stopped". "We will come together and, united, we will take on our enemies". "A couple seconds later, about three police vans flew past". Officers rushed into the nearby Katzenjammers bar and ordered people to sit on the floor, patron Paul Connell told CNN.
With her son being treated in King's College Hospital, Mrs O'Neill condemned the terrorists as "callous and barbaric", saying: "These people say they are doing it in the name of god which is an absolute joke".
The attackers were wearing what were later found to be fake explosive vests.
The terrorist attacks in London come less than two weeks after the suicide bombing in Manchester - the third terrorist incident to hit the United Kingdom since the Westminster attack in March. As a documentary filmmaker, though, his instincts were to keep going.
"The biggest and richest social media companies are shamefully far from taking sufficient action to tackle illegal and unsafe content", the report said.
In Taiwan, both the Tourism Bureau and the Travel Agent Association (TAA) said they had not received reports about any deaths or injuries of Taiwanese in the attack.
Britain's interior minister said the country's threat level won't be raised because police believe there are no perpetrators still on the loose. "We are offering them our full support". Mrs May said they were "worn only to spread panic and fear".
He took the photograph after the men had been shot.
A large area on the south bank of the River Thames remained cordoned off Sunday, and police told people to avoid the area.