Van drives into group of people near mosque in London

There was no immediate suggestion the incident in Finsbury Park was terror-related.

A auto has crashed into a group of pedestrians in north London, with a "number of casualties", according to early reports.

Photos posted on social media showed a huge police response with dozens of police cars and riot vans pictured within a cordon.

Police said they were called to reports of a vehicle that had collided with pedestrains.

An eyewitness told Reuters that police have sealed off the road.

Witnesses said the vehicle veered off the road into crowds outside Finsbury Park Mosque but it was unclear whether the collision was deliberate.

"There has been one person arrested".

The Metropolitan Police say a collision happened at about 12:20 a.m. local time and paramedics are working on casualties on the scene. More details to follow.

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