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London Bridge attack


London Bridge attack: Citizens hailed as heroes after they help police restrain killer

November 30, 2019 4:53 pm

Several videos, under the trending hashtag #LondonBridgeAttack, show passers-by pinning the knifeman down before the police officials arrive at the scene.

Usman Khan: What we know about the terrorist behind London bridge attack

November 30, 2019 9:01 pm

London bridge attack: Police said Usman Khan was convicted in 2012 of terrorism offences and released in December 2018 "on license", which means he had to meet certain conditions or face recall to prison.

London Bridge attack suspect's sister sacked from UK airport job

July 05, 2017 6:32 pm

Khuram Butt, believed to be the ringleader of the terrorists who crashed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge before going on a stabbing spree in nearby Borough Market claiming eight lives, was known to the UK's M15 intelligence services as a key figure in the extremist group Al-Muhajiroun.

Terror, Virtually

June 23, 2017 12:13 am

Internet has become a recruitment ground for terror. Global action is needed

Woman assaulted, hijab ripped off in hate crime in UK

June 11, 2017 12:42 pm

Anti-Muslim crimes in the British capital increased fivefold since the London attack, London Mayor Sadiq Khan told. The kind of anti-Muslim incidents reported included a bomb threat received by a Muslim school, racist graffiti and a niqab-clad woman being told she should not be wearing the Islamic outfit.

London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck

June 10, 2017 5:20 pm

In a rare glimpse into the weeklong investigation, police released details on Saturday that showed Khuram Butt originally tried to rent a 7.5 ton truck. Police also found a number of office chairs, gravel and a suitcase in the van.

Spain awards London bridge attack's 'Skateboard hero' with medal

June 09, 2017 10:25 pm

Ignacio Echeverria had rushed over to help a woman being assaulted and tried to defend her with a skateboard he had with him, prompting British media to dub him the "skateboard hero." He was one of eight killed in Saturday's London Bridge attack.

Scotland Yard arrests 3 in London terror probe on polls eve

June 08, 2017 6:13 pm

Seventeen people have now been arrested in connection with Saturday's attack and five remain in custody, the Metropolitan Police said.

Third French victim confirmed in London Bridge attack

June 07, 2017 10:37 pm

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack in which police have now confirmed that eight people were killed. Emmanuel Macron did not confirm the identity of the third French victim in the London Bridge Attack.

London Bridge attacker's mother says he was radicalised in Britain

June 07, 2017 10:31 pm

Valeria Khadija Collina said her son Youssef Zaghba, an Italian national of Moroccan descent, told her he wanted to go to Syria to start a family in a religious Islamic climate not to fight.