Breaking News!!: London, England: Terror Attacks along the London Bridge and Borough Market.
There has been terror attacks along the London Bridge and Borough Market in London, England on Saturday, June 3rd, 2017.
The terror attack began at around 10:08pm Local Time (5:08pm ET) when a vehicle barreled into pedestrians on London Bridge before the attackers embarked on a stabbing rampage at nearby Borough Market.
According to the London’s Metropolitan Police, 7 people were killed and 47 people injured and hospitalized.
The 3 attackers were shot and killed by authorities within minutes after receiving reports of the terror attack.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan described the incident as a “horrific terrorist attack,” adding, “This is a deliberate and cowardly attack on innocent Londoners and visitors to our city enjoying their Saturday night.”
The terror attacks on London Bridge and at the market come 2 months after a driver plowed into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in London, England what authorities have called a terror attack, and almost 2 weeks after a deadly suicide bombing outside an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England.
Witnesses at a Borough Market restaurant say an attacker entered and stabbed a woman, and its manager and others threw bottles at the men and staff pushed them out outside using a bar stool.
At least 2 nearby hospitals were locked down to protect patients and staff.
United States of America President Donald Trump said on Twitter, “Whatever the United States can do to help out in London and the U. K., we will be there.”
The State Department encouraged Americans in the United Kingdom to contact family members.
Police initially said a third incident was reported in Vauxhall, but later said it was an unrelated stabbing.
More information is still coming into ZachNews.
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