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.
— London Ambulance (@Ldn_Ambulance) June 19, 2017
Witnesses at the scene have described it as “horrible” and “hell”.
Horrible to watch police officers doing cardiac massage at people on the floor, desperately trying to save them. I just hope they did.
— Cynthia Vanzella (@cynthiavanzella) June 18, 2017
All hell breaking loose in Finsbury park. pic.twitter.com/sYE9PBhsi6
— ben tovey (@ben_tovey) June 18, 2017
Here’s a look at other posts coming through on social media from the scene
Seven Sisters Road closed from Hornsey Road pic.twitter.com/aL39xV4fc1
— Alec Wilson (@aaalec) June 18, 2017
— Tom Hirst (@Thomasvanhulle) June 18, 2017
Finsbury Park right now. Several casualties. pic.twitter.com/LaunwLe7B6
— Confused Orientalist (@Habibiline) June 19, 2017
Here are some of the photos of the emergency services attending the incident
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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