Many hurt as vehicle rams pedestrians in North London

London vehicle hits pedestrians police say'number of casualties

The London Ambulance Service says the injured are being taken to hospitals.

He described it as a terrorist attack condemning the incident.

She said her thoughts were with the injured, their loved ones and emergency officials who responded to the incident. Witnesses claim the vehicle struck people as they were leaving the Finsbury Park Mosque. The incident occurred when Muslims were returning after the night prayer.

One person was killed and 10 others were injured after a commercial vehicle raced into a group of Muslim worshippers when they had finished their Ramadan services at a mosque in northern London.

According to the Independent, footage of the incident showed injured people motionless on the pavement as angry crowds surrounded a white man believed to be the driver.

Prime Minister Theresa May said: "This is a bad incident".

He complained that the "mainstream media" was unwilling to call the attack a terrorist incident for many hours.

Authorities said the incident was being investigated by the anti-terrorism unit and the suspect's mental health status would be examined. No other suspects at the scene were identified or reported to police, it said.

"We are working closely with other members of the emergency services at the scene".

The writer then shared a post by the Anne Frank Center which said: 'Demonizing Muslims saves no lives. Police are treating the incident as a terrorist attack.

London police closed the area to normal traffic.

"When he was running he was saying, "I'm going to kill more people", Rahman said. "It appears from eyewitness accounts that the perpetrator was motivated by Islamophobia". Ambulance crews said eight people had been transferred to hospital.

She is now scheduled to chair an emergency response meeting on Monday. The van driver tried to escape but people grabbed him.

A man, 48, ploughed a van into pedestrians outside the Muslim Welfare House, near the Finsbury Park mosque, on Seven Sisters Road at 12:20am on Monday. "An attack on one community is an attack on all of us", Police Commissioner Cressida Dick said.

London [U.K.], June 19: The van attack at Finsbury Park targetted Muslim worshippers leaving Finsbury Park mosque, according to reports.

The mosques were busy with people observing the holy month of Ramadan.

Further details were not immediately available.

London is on edge after eight people were killed in a van and knife attack on London Bridge and the Borough Market area earlier this month.

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