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London terror attacks: What we know and don't know

London terror attacks: What we know and don't know

British police responded to reports late Saturday of multiple security incidents across London as a van plowed into pedestrians on London Bridge, killing at least one person.

Metropolitan Police indicated that the incident was ongoing and urged people to take shelter if necessary.

London's transport authority said London Bridge rail station had been closed at the request of the police. Armed police responded and shots were fired, police said.

British Prime Minister Theresa May said, too, the incidents are being treated as terrorism.

Prime Minister Theresa May said she was being updated by officials on the "fast-moving" situation and thanked the emergency services, adding: "Our thoughts are with those who are caught up in these awful events".

May will chair a meeting of the government emergency response committee on Sunday, Downing Street officials say.

President Donald Trump offered USA help Saturday to Britain in response to reports of three violent incidents including a vehicle mowing down pedestrians on London Bridge.

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Soon after, reports started coming in of stabbings at Borough Market, a nearby area full of bars and restaurants surrounding a popular food market.

At least three people were reportedly seen with their throats cut in the wake of reports of a knife attack and gunfire.

"At this stage, we believe that six people have died in addition to the three attackers shot dead by police", said Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, who is also Britain's counter-terrorism chief.

- Terror attack? At 0025 British time on Sunday the incidents at London Bridge and Borough Market were declared as terrorist incidents. One officer sustained serious non-life-threatening injuries when he responded to the attack, Rowley said.

Witnesses reported seeing injured people on the ground on the bridge. Witnesses reported a vehicle hitting pedestrians and injured people on the ground.

Police tweeted a warning telling people in the area to run to safety, hide and then call police if it is safe to do so.

In the first, a vehicle mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge.

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Ariana Grande, the USA singer whose May 22 concert in Manchester, England was hit by a suicide bombing that killed 22 people and wounded 116, tweeted "Praying for London" after Saturday's attacks.

Also Saturday, a man with a "massive knife" entered a restaurant at Borough Market, just south of the bridge, and stabbed two people inside, a witness told CNN on Saturday.

"They were stabbing people ..."

The terror threat level was upgraded following that attack to "critical" - which meant a terror attack was imminent, but it was downgraded to "severe" after a few days.

"The suspects had been confronted and shot by police within eight minutes of the first call". Grande, an American singer, is scheduled to perform in Manchester again tonight, in tribute of the many victims.

"And then we ran into the restaurant into the kitchen, where there was a bunch of other people and a guy had been stabbed and he was cut and he was bleeding quite a lot".

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