London Mayor Sadiq Khan condemns attacks as 'barbaric'

Jun 04, 2017
Police officers run at the scene of an apparent terror attack on London Bridge in central London on June 3, 2017. Armed police fired shots after reports of stabbings and a van hitting pedestrians on London Bridge on Saturday in an incident reminiscent of a terror attack in March just days ahead of a general election. / AFP PHOTO / DANIEL SORABJI London : Mayor Sadiq Khan on Sunday condemned as "barbaric" a van and knife attack on London Bridge and at nearby Borough Market -- a bustling nightlife district. "This was a deliberate and cowardly attack on innocent Londoners and visitors to our city enjoying their Saturday night," he said, adding: "There is no justification whatsoever for such barbaric acts". sadiq khan

British Prime Minister Theresa May called the events in London a "potential act of terrorism" after reports of a van hitting pedestrians, stabbings and armed police firing shots around the London Bridge area.

"Following updates from police and security officials, I can confirm that the terrible incident in London is being treated as a potential act of terrorism," May said in a statement.  AFP / Samaa



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