A 'number' of casualties after vehicle strikes pedestrians in London

"Over the past weeks and months, Muslims have endured many incidents of Islamophobia, and this is the most violent manifestation to date", the Guardian quoted Khan as saying.

Prime Minister Theresa May described the crash as a "terrible incident".

Police said the 48-year-old man who was driving the van was arrested and taken to a hospital as a precaution.

A later tweet said: "We have sent a number of ambulance crews, advance paramedics and specialist responses teams to the scene".

London' police force have declined to explain why the person charged with attempted murder in the attack on pedestrians outside the Finsbury Park mosque was not immediately charged in connection with a man who died at the scene.

Numerous victims are believed to have just left evening prayers at the Muslim Welfare House after breaking the Ramadan fast. The van driver was arrested after being detained by members of the public at the scene following the collision at 00:20 BST. She said a police officer was doing what looked like a "cardiac massage, as if they might have had a bad heart or something". "Our prayers are with the victims", they said on Twitter.

Police said they had deployed extra policing resources "to reassure communities, especially those observing Ramadan".

Mr Corbyn said: "I am totally shocked at the incident at Finsbury Park tonight".

- Islington's Seven Sisters Road, where the attack took place, is home to at least four mosques, and would have likely been filled with worshipers leaving late-night taraweeh prayers.

"Rampant Islamaphobia has been on the rise for a number of years and those on the far right have perpetuated hatred against Muslims".

A spokesman said: "Officers are on scene with other emergency services".

The Finsbury Park mosque has been associated with radical Islamist ideology in the past, but its image changed after it was shut down and reopened under new management. There was a lot of people. "Police most urgently review security for all mosques".

Tell Mama founder Fiyaz Mughal said he had been at the mosque on Seven Sisters Road the previous evening, urging a group of around 50 local Muslims to report any anti-Muslim incidents.

Earlier this month, three men who pledged allegiance to the ISIS terrorist organization rammed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge before stabbing passersby, killing eight. That incident came just a week after the Manchester Arena attack, which killed 22 and left more than 100 injured.

On March 22, a man drove a rented vehicle into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in London and stabbed a cop to death before being shot dead.

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