Van mows down pedestrians near London mosque, police dealing with ‘major incident’
Multiple casualties are reported in London’s Finsbury Park, where a vehicle drove into pedestrians, many of whom are believed to be Muslims coming out of the local mosque after prayers. Police have arrested one person and ambulances are on the scene.
London’s Metropolitan Police said in a statement that “there are a number of casualties being worked on at the scene” of the apparent attack, which took place on Seven Sisters Road.
Social media reports indicate that a white van hit people close to the Finsbury Park Mosque. Multiple reports say the attacker is a white male.
This man is being arrested after using his car to run over people coming out of Finsbury Park mosque pic.twitter.com/Gzl50da0Eo
— Tommy Robinson 🇬🇧 (@TRobinsonNewEra) June 19, 2017
— Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) June 19, 2017
A van has literally ran over Muslims on their way back from prayer in #FinsburyPark. What is happening to London.
— 🥀- غوشيا (@yeldazahra) June 19, 2017
— Pamela Moore (@Pamela_Moore13) June 19, 2017