Van Plows Into Crowd of People in London
Several people were injured after a van plowed into pedestrians in Finsbury Park, London Sunday night, according to BBC.
The incident occurred on busy Seven Sisters Road in north London around midnight, “leaving a number of casualties,” according to police. One person was arrested by police following the incident.
The Metropolitan Police noted on Twitter it was “dealing with a major incident,” and the London ambulance tweeted it was sending a number of resources to the scene:
— Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) June 19, 2017
We have sent a number of resources to an incident in Seven Sisters Road. More information will follow when we have it.
— London Ambulance (@Ldn_Ambulance) June 18, 2017
ABC News tweeted a video of the scene following the incident:
— ABC News (@ABC) June 19, 2017
News of the incident in Finsbury Park follows the London Bridge terror attack from early June, in which three assailants plowed a van into pedestrians, before attacking people with knives in Borough Market, killing 8 and injuring dozens more.
Haruna Khan, the secretary general of the Muslim Council, tweeted that “a van has intentionally run over worshippers”:
— Harun Khan (@harakha) June 19, 2017
As of yet it has not been determined whether Sunday night’s incident is terror related.
This story is developing and will be updated.
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