One Dead and Eight Hurt After Van Crashes into Pedestrians in London


Time: 7:01 a.m. CEST

A white van crashed into pedestrians near a north London mosque after midnight killing one and injuring eight, BBC News reports. The incident, which counterterrorism officers is investigating, happened when the van mounted the pavement and struck into pedestrians near Finsbury Park Mosque and Seven Sisters Road. British Prime minister Theresa May describe the event as a “terrible incident.” Police arrested a 48-year-old man. According to Muslim Council of Britain, a van “intentionally” run over those leaving evening prayers, BBC reports.

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