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London Bridge Terror

London Bridge Terror – 2 killed – bravery

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London Bridge Terror. Two killed from the stabbing attack.

Two members of the public have died after a stabbing attack at London Bridge.  Police also shot dead the suspect later named as Usman Khan. He was a former prisoner sentenced on charges of terrorism and wearing a tag.

They were Jack Merritt a former student of Cambridge University and Saskia Jones.  She was a 23-year-old Cambridge University graduate, from Stratford-upon-Avon.

The Met Police has declared the attack a terrorist incident.

The suspect, who died at the scene, was believed to have been wearing a hoax explosive device, police said.

Videos on social media showed how passers-by were holding down a man. An officer arrived and indicate to the group to move, and fires a shot.

Details from Neil Basu, the head of UK counter-terrorism policing, said the force was keeping an open mind over the motive.

He said officers were called to a stabbing at a premises near the bridge just before 14:00

Members of the Public praised for tackling the attacker before police arrived and shot him dead.  The man and woman killed had been attending a crime conference organised by the Cambridge University.

Were you there? Did you see any of the incident? Do you feel safe in London? Will you ever cross London Bridge again?


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