At least 7 people have been feared and several of them have been left injured after a speeding vehicle mowed down crowd on the London Bridge and an attacker with a knife went on a stabbing spree in the nearby busy area, pub, and restaurants. Just minutes after a speeding vehicle ran over a number of people on the London Bridge, another incident was reported on the South Bank of the Thames. where three miscreants went on to stab passerby in the area.
“We have now taken over 30 patients to five hospitals across London following the incident at London Bridge. A
number of other patients were treated for less serious injuries at the scene,” Peter Rhodes, London Ambulance Service Assistant Director of Operations, said in a statement. While a number of victims were rushed to the spot some of them were treated on the spot by the paramedics.
Tension, anxiety, and chaos gripped people following the incident. In one of the videos doing the rounds on social media, you can see the policemen asking the people to get down following the attacks. Some of the videos also show the paramedics rushing to treat victims on the site.
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May termed the “terrible” attacks at the London Bridge and Borough market on June 4 as a “potential act of terrorism”. “Following updates from police and security officials, I can confirm that the terrible incident in London is being treated as a potential act of terrorism,” Theresa May said.