A few hours after the incident, in Holland’s city of The Hague, according to local police, at least one person was injured and then absconded after being attacked by a man in a departmental store. According to the police, the age of the attacker was 40-50 years. Police are looking for the attacker.
However, the attacker involved in the incident on London Bridge has been identified by the police. According to the police, the name of the attacker is Usman Khan, whose age is about 28 years. Usman Khan was out of jail on bail.
The London Metropolitan Police has called this attack a ‘terrorist incident’.
According to police, the attacker died on the spot and he was wearing a fake explosive jacket.
Metropolitan Police Chief Cressida Dick said in a press conference after the incident that the gunshot incident first occurred in Fishmonger Hall.
He said that the police reached the scene of the incident within five minutes of receiving the news.
Cressida Dick said that the police was trying to understand what had happened and whether any other person was involved in the incident.
He said that the attacker has not been identified yet.
The reaction of the people present at the incident site is being praised everywhere. Many people, including Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labor Party chief Jeremy Corbyn, said that people had shown great courage.
The police chief said, “Our city is great because we embrace each other’s separate identities.” We have to overcome this sad incident by becoming stronger. By doing this, we will prove that a handful of people who try to divide us, they will never succeed in this.
Earlier, the head of the UK’s Anti-Terrorist Police Squad Neil Basu said that the full details of the matter are yet to be known and the police are looking at all aspects of the case with an open mind.
Basu said that at around 2 pm local time, he got the news of the attack from the knife near the bridge.
The BBC’s John McManus was present at the scene. He told that a group of men was fighting on the bridge. He told that when the police came, he opened fire on the man.
London Bridge closed station or c or
The British Transport Police say that the London Bridge station has been closed and no trains will stop there.
Police has advised people to follow the advice of the officers present at the scene.
McManus told BBC News Channel that he was going from South Bank to North Bank on London Bridge just a few minutes ago.
“It was felt that there was a fight on the other side of the bridge in which many people were attacking a man.”
“Police arrived there with armed police and opened fire on the same man.”
Noah Bodner, who was caught in a restaurant at London Bridge, told BBC News Channel, “A crowd of people was coming in and everyone was sneaking under the table.”
We were told that we should stay away from the windows. Those who came from outside told that the bullets were fired.”
They told that the manager came running to close the door and asked the staff to move ahead of the restaurant.