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Van plows into pedestrains at London Bridge

Van plows into pedestrains at London Bridge

At 10.08 p.m. BST Saturday night (5.08 p.m. ET), London Metropolitan officers responded to reports of a vehicle colliding with pedestrians on London Bridge.

"Armed officers responded very quickly and bravely, confronting three male suspects who were shot and killed in Borough Market".

Soon after they responded to a stabbing in the Vauxhall area, over a mile away, but they said that incident is not connected to the others.

Prime Minister Theresa May called it a "terrible incident" and said it is being treated as a "potential act of terrorism".

"He swerved right round me and then hit about five or six people", Jones reported.

"Then three men got out with long blades, 12 inches long and went randomly along Borough High Street stabbing people at random".

She said she saw at least four or five people on the ground.

Ms Jones said police were on the scene within two minutes, quickly followed by ambulances.

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After that attack, Britain's official threat level from terrorism was raised to "critical", meaning an attack may be imminent. ET), London Metropolitan officers responded to reports of a vehicle colliding with pedestrians on London Bridge .

Transport for London said London Bridge has been closed in both directions. while neighbouring Southwark Bridge has also been shut.

Police tweeted that Londoners should "remain calm but be alert and vigilant".

He was shot and killed by police.

U.S. President Donald Trump has also been briefed on the incident, the White House says.

The BBC has reported that the police are searching for three suspects in relation to the Borough Market incident.

Several violent incidents - two of which are believed to be "terrorist incidents" - have occurred in London, England, tonight.

The terror organisation said that the attacker followed a call to attack civilians and security forces in countries allied to the USA -led coalition bombing the ISIS territories in Syria and Iraq.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan described the incidents as, "deliberate and cowardly attack on innocent Londoners".

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"We have been told by police there has been more than one fatality in the incident at London Bridge", the BBC said.

An hour after reports of a van ploughing into people on London Bridge, the United States president tweeted: "We need to be smart, vigilant and tough".

The BBC earlier reported that "more than one" death in a terrorist attack after a vehicle hit several pedestrians on London Bridge.

Trump tweeted "we are with you" and said the United States would do whatever was needed to help. Downing Street says the PMwill chair a meeting of the government's emergency response committee.

Police officers yelled at people to run from the area.

Mrs May called the ongoing situation "fast moving".

Nick Brandon of the BTP's force control room said he had received reports of an incident possibly involving a knife and a vehicle, however the seriousness of the injuries is not yet known. The van then proceeded towards the nearby Borough area.

It was the third terror attack in Britain since late March following a similar attack on March 22 near Parliament on Westminster Bridge and a bombing at a pop concert in Manchester on May 22.

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