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UK: Police urge civilians to leave London Bridge area, after alleged attacks in central London00:49

UK: Police urge civilians to leave London Bridge area, after alleged attacks in central London

United Kingdom, London
June 3, 2017 at 23:55 GMT -00:00 · Published

Members of London's Metropolitan police directed civilians to leave the London Bridge, on Saturday evening, after a van ploughed into a crowd of pedestrians on the landmark bridge. At least one person has reportedly died.

Other serious incidents have been reported over the course of the evening in central London: a man with a knife is reported to have entered a restaurant in Borough Market sometime after and police are also pursing reports of an incident in the south London district of Vauxhall.

It is not yet clear whether the incidents are related.

British Prime Minister Theresa May stated that authorities were treating the incidents as a "potential act of terrorism".

UK: Police urge civilians to leave London Bridge area, after alleged attacks in central London00:49
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Members of London's Metropolitan police directed civilians to leave the London Bridge, on Saturday evening, after a van ploughed into a crowd of pedestrians on the landmark bridge. At least one person has reportedly died.

Other serious incidents have been reported over the course of the evening in central London: a man with a knife is reported to have entered a restaurant in Borough Market sometime after and police are also pursing reports of an incident in the south London district of Vauxhall.

It is not yet clear whether the incidents are related.

British Prime Minister Theresa May stated that authorities were treating the incidents as a "potential act of terrorism".

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