London Terror Attacks: 3rd June 2017

On 3 June 2017, at 22:08 BST, three people conducted two terror attacks in central London. At 23:46 BST, the Metropolitan Police told people in affected areas to “run and hide” and “barricade yourself in” after a white van rammed multiple pedestrians on London Bridge. Three attackers then jumped out of the van and stabbed several people. They then drove to Borough Market where another stabbing attack took place in multiple restaurants. Police at the London Bridge cordon say there are eight fatalities and twenty injuries. The three attackers were shot dead by police.

The Metropolitan Police declared the London Bridge and Borough Market attacks to be “terrorist incidents”.

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