London Finsbury Park attack: A van hits Muslim worshipers during Ramadan Fast

London Finsbury Park attack: A van hits Muslim worshipers during Ramadan Fast

A van hits worshipers at Finsbury Park outside a mosque in London, today. In this incident, one person was killed and eight got injured as per the reports. After three hours of the incident, Metropolitan Police released its first full update confirming that counter-terrorism police are at the scene and witnesses have described the van swerving towards a group of people. Police arrested 48-year-old driver who detained by the public during this incident.

London Ambulance Service has confirmed that eight people were taken to a hospital and the number of people were treated at the scene of minor injuries. This incident has been noticed when worshipers were attending evening prayers at the Muslim Welfare House.

Metropolitan police described “major incident”, where the van has driven in the crowd of worshipers. After the prayer worshipers were attacked by a white man who later arrested by the police and taken to hospital as a precaution, and will be taken into custody once discharged. He will also be a subject of a mental health assessment in due course.

London Ambulance service tweeted that “we have sent a number of ambulance crews, advance parademics and specialist responses teams where the incident took place. And the advanced trauma team from London’s Air Ambulance has also been dispatched by car”. London countered by back to back incidents recently, the people at Grenfell Tower in London was attacked with Knife by some terrorist. And now a vehicle struck pedestrians on North London road. Although police claimed that this is not the terror attack, its a counter-terrorism.

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