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PHOTOS: One dead, 8 injured in after a van ran into pedestrians outside a mosque in London

Police officers man a cordon near the Seven Sisters Road at Finsbury Park in north London. Photo: Victoria Jones/ PA Images via Getty Images.

A van has mowed down pedestrians outside a mosque in London, killing one person and injuring eight others.

Local police arrested one person shortly after midnight local time on Seven Sisters Road in Finsbury Park.

London Ambulance Service sent “a number of resources” to the incident.

Witnesses at the scene have described it as “horrible” and “hell”.

Here’s a look at other posts coming through on social media from the scene

Here are some of the photos of the emergency services attending the incident

Police guard a street in the Finsbury Park area of north London. Photo: Daniel Leal-Olivas/ AFP/ Getty Images.
One person has been arrested after a vehicle hit pedestrians. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Images via Getty Images.
Ambulances arrive at the scene. Photo: Daniel Leal-Olivas/ AFP/ Getty Images.
Paramedics wait to assist victims. Photo: Daniel Leal-Olivas/ AFP/ Getty Images.
A police K9 unit patrols a street in the Finsbury Park. Photo: Daniel Leal-Olivas/ AFP/ Getty Images.
Muslims pray on a sidewalk in the Finsbury Park area of north London after a vehicle hit pedestrians, on June 19, 2017. Photo: Daniel Leal-Olivas/ AFP/ Getty Images.

There has been a spate of terrorist attacks in London in recent weeks.

On June 3, eight people were killed and another 50 were injured when three Islamist militants drove into pedestrians on London Bridge and stabbed people at Borough Market.

On May 22, a suicide bomber killed 22 people at a concert by American pop singer Ariana Grande in Manchester.

On March 22, a man killed five people after he drove a car into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in London and stabbed a policeman to death. He was shot dead at the scene.

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