Several people have been injured in a stabbing in central London near London Bridge, told the London police. According to police, the circumstances are unclear and they correspond to the incident like it was terrorism related. Police have shot one man.
At this stage, the circumstances relating to the incident at #london bridge remain unclear. However, as a precaution, we are currently responding to this incident as though it is terror-related. the— Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) 29. November 2019
One man has been shot by police. We will provide further information when possible.
Sky News said a knife is dead, one of the people, which has not been the attacker.
British prime minister Boris Johnson told me he was on the way työasunto and receive updates from the event. Minister of internal affairs Priti Patel said he was concerned about the incident. Also the labour party leader Jeremy Corby has told me on Twitter he was shocked and sorry to hear about the incident.
the London police confirmed earlier, that it is an operation going on in the downtown area. According to police, they were called to the scene of the stabbing because of. Police also reported that one man has been arrested.
Police were called at 1:58pm to a stabbing at the premises near to London Bridge. the— Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) 29. November 2019
Emergency services attended, including officers from the Met and @city police. the
A man has been detained by police. We believe a number of people have been injured. Further info to follow.
the BBC reporter, according to the shots was multiple and the shooting had participated in the group of men. The reporter also saw a person laying on the ground. Police have cordoned off the area.
the London ambulance service has told on Twitter that it is also defined case of a large incident.
We have now declared a major incident and have a number of crews at the scene in London Bridge. the— the London Ambulance Service (@Ldn_Ambulance) 29. November 2019
We will share more information as soon as we have it. https://t.co/ICwDVAgidE
the Videos and photos on Twitter show that the area has several police cars and traffic on the bridge. Also ambulances have spot several.
This is the current scene is London Bridge, amid reports of shots being fired pic.twitter.com/mFV3VlOcP0— Tom Burrows (@THBurrows) 29. November 2019
the BBC (you move to another service) according to the eyewitness, a nearby restaurant had run within people and part of the dining population had been asked away from the window. The people had been calm, but some had received support from the staff.
the London Bridge is the Thames river bridge crossing, the City of London and Southwark, between London. The incident took place, according to the BBC (you move to another service) bridge in the northern end of Adelaide House opposite. London Bridge station is closed.
the Same bridge was the scene, when 2017 three attackers drove a car into the crowd. At that time, the neighborhood was made for the knife attacks, which killed eight and injured nearly 50. Isis has claimed responsibility for the attack.
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