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04 June 2017, 06:26 | Floyd Cook
Breaking News Stabbing pedestrians hit by van on London Bridge
A massive manhunt was launched after the incident.
United Kingdom police have killed or captured two suspects, with a massive search underway for the third.
People also ran into the restaurant to hide, she said. The other was a multiple stabbing at nearby Borough Market, a gourmet food market with several restaurants that would have been busy with diners and drinkers on a Saturday night.
She was separated from her husband but, after eventually being able to sit up and speak, she spoke to him again and, after giving their details to police, they were allowed to leave.
Police also are reporting a potential incident in the Vauxhall area of southwest London. They later clarified that it was a stabbing that was not connected to the other incidents. BBC showed dozens of people, evidently caught up in the attack, being escorted through a police cordon with their hands on their heads.
London Bridge has been shut down during what became a scene of panic and chaos that began as just another mild weekend night was unfolding at the tourist hotspot.
Police officers walking on Borough High Street as police are dealing with an incident on London Bridge in London, Saturday, June 3, 2017.
Pence also tweeted, "Our thoughts & prayers are w/ the victims, courageous first responders & all the people of London. I feel sick", Ben Leo said in Twitter.
London Ambulance Service took at least 20 people to six hospitals after treating a number of people at the London Bridge.
Fox News cited witnesses who said that people had been stabbed at the London Bridge incident, and Reuters reported that one witness had seen people who may have had their throats cut.
Up to 20 people are feared to be injured after a van reportedly ploughed into pedestrians on London Bridge. Jones said the van struck five or six people, and that she witnessed a man later being taken away in handcuffs.
The BBC and CNN said witnesses saw the van directly hitting people Saturday on the London Bridge.
He told Sky News: "It was about 10.15pm I was in the back of an Uber cab driving over London Bridge.there was somebody down on the pavement with a small crowd around them clearly very concerned. It was not entirely clear if the police operation was over.
England has been under heightened alert since a bomb was detonated at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester nearly two weeks ago, killing 22 and wounding more than 100 as they left the venue. After that attack, Britain's official threat level from terrorism was raised to "critical", meaning an attack may be imminent. Several days later it was lowered to "severe", meaning an attack is highly likely.
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