Two killed in London terror attack, police killed the attacker

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A statement from the police has been issued that the suspect who carried out the attack has been piled up after the incident of Friday’s stabbing at London Bridge was termed as a terrorist attack. Police said the suspect who wore the bomb vest was fake. According to local media reports, two of the people injured in the incident have died.

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Neil Basu, assistant commissioner of Scotland Yard’s Counter Terrorism said in a statement to the media at London’s New Scotland Yard headquarters that several people were injured in the incident, some of them were in critical condition.

Neil Basu said that the Metropolitan Police Force was trying to find out the reason for this attack.He said in his statement, ‘We received a report of the incident of knife raid on London Bridge at 2 pm today, after which the officers of the Metropolitan Police and City of London Police reached the spot and initiated action. The suspect has been piled on the spot by Ordered Specialist Officers of the London Police ‘.

Giving information about the bomb jacket, Basu said, ‘We also received reports that the attacker may have explosives as well, due to which special officers were called to the spot. However, I confirm that the explosive device on the jacket the suspect was wearing was fake.’

The investigation of the case has now been handed over to the Police officers of the UK’s counter-terror unit. At the same time, the number of people injured in the attack has not been confirmed. According to BBC reports, two of the injured have died while undergoing treatment at the hospital.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in a statement immediately after Basu’s media briefing, “Investigation into the incident is on, but the police have confirmed that it was a terrorist incident.” The Prime Minister further said, ‘I also want to pay tribute to the extraordinary bravery of those who tried to stop the attacker regardless of their own lives to save the lives of others’.

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