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London mosque attack leaves at least 1 person killed, several injured

Monday 19-06-2017 - 09:12 AM
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London – At least one person was killed and several injured when a van rammed into worshippers leaving prayers near Finsbury Park Mosque, north London, in the early hours of Monday.
The 48-year-old driver of the van was caught by members of public at the scene and then arrested by police, according to the Metropolitan Police’s statement. 
The police noted that investigation into the circumstances of the incident, which took place outside the Muslim Welfare House on Seven Sisters Road, is ongoing.
The statement added that one man was pronounced dead at the scene, while eight people injured were taken to hospitals and another two were treated at the scene.

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“We have been informed that a van has run over worshippers as they left #FinsburyPark Mosque. Our prayers are with the victims,” the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) tweeted.
British Prime Minister Theresa May condemned this “terrible incident.”
 “All my thoughts are with those who have been injured, their loved ones, and the emergency services on the scene,” May said in an emailed statement.
There were several terror attacks in United Kingdom during the last two months that claimed the lives of many innocent people.
The Islamic State terror organization claimed responsibility for some of these attacks. 

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