Mei called a state of emergency in London, a potential terrorist attack

© REUTERS / Neil HallПолиция working on the hitting the van a crowd of people in London. 19.06.2017Mei called a state of emergency in London, a potential terrorist attack© REUTERS / Neil Hall

Prime Minister Theresa may said that police are treating the incident at the mosque in London as a potential terrorist attack, reports Reuters.

«The police confirmed that this is seen as a possible terrorist attack… I will assemble an emergency meeting this morning» — leads her words Agency.

«All my thoughts are with the victims, their families and emergency services in place,» she added.

UK PM Theresa May says the collision in London is being treated as a «potential terrorist attack,” reports PA https://t.co/K1fVHb1jMO pic.twitter.com/Nr7ydCDTq2

— CNN (@CNN) June 19, 2017

In turn, the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, called the incident another attack on universal values.

«My thoughts and prayers are with everyone who suffered. I thank our emergency services who responded quickly and were at the scene all night,» wrote Khan in Facebook.

He urged Londoners to remain vigilant and to report anything suspicious to the police.

Last night in the North of the British capital the van ran over the people returning from the mosque. One person was killed and another ten injured, eight of them were hospitalized. The driver of the car was arrested and handed over to the police, his mental status check. Witnesses reported that the van had three people, two of them managed to escape. Meanwhile, the police has no information about other suspects. The investigation is ongoing.

The scene at #FinsburyPark where a van ploughed into and hurt at least 10 people’ https://t.co/Z3TExQpPxI pic.twitter.com/5IgNp0W1zu

— Daily Mail U.K. (@DailyMailUK) 19 Jun 2017

A similar incident happened on London bridge on 3 June. The car crashed into pedestrians, after which three terrorists attacked people. The victims were eight people. The police killed the criminals.

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