Mosque in East London evacuated after bomb threat

Eyewitness Recalls Incident at British Parliament

"We praise the community for their swift response in helping the police to arrest one of the men who deliberately ploughed into worshippers who were leaving the Mosque". Police say it is not yet clear whether the man's death was a result of the attack.

The man who died had already been receiving first aid from a member of the public, police said.

"This was an attack on Muslims near their place of worship", May said in a televised address.

Prime Minister Theresa May condemned the "sickening" incident, reaffirming Britain's determination to fight "terrorism, extremism and hatred".

Mamhoud was joined by several other bystanders who formed a protective ring around the suspect until police hustled him into the back of a van, the Evening Standard reported.

Later on Monday police insisted that, internally at least, the Finsbury Park incident was treated as a terror attack at 12:29 a.m., a few minutes after officers arrived on the scene. It also came as Muslims are celebrating the holy time of Ramadan.

At a press conference later Monday, Mahmoud credited "other brothers" for assisting in protecting the man from angry onlookers until police arrived.

Monday morning the Muslim Welfare House headlined its website with this message: "All of us at Muslim Welfare House sends our thoughts and prayers to the victims and those injured in the major incident at Finsbury Park".

The attack comes amid fears of retaliation against Muslims following two recent, deadly attacks in the United Kingdom, at Manchester Arena and London Bridge. "I just hope they did".

President Trump has taken to Twitter during previous terror attacks to make the case for tighter restrictions on travel from predominantly Muslim countries. People surrounded the driver and witnesses said the outraged crowd began attacking him.

Later, she visited Finsbury Park Mosque and met people from a variety of faiths.

Mrs May was outside Downing Street after chairing a meeting of the government's emergency Cobra committee.

Britain's terrorist alert is set at "severe", meaning an attack is highly likely, Sky News reported.

The incident follows only weeks after three Islamic attackers drove a van into pedestrians onLondon Bridge and then went on a knife rampage through busy Borough Market, killing eight people.

Witnesses described hearing the man, who was detained by members of the public at the scene, shout: "I'm going to kill Muslims".

Manchester was also hit on May 22 when a suicide bomber killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert.

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