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Police Make 12 Arrests in Connection With London Terror Attack


Updated: June 4, 2017, 7:44 PM IST

An armed police officer stand next to police vehicles outside Borough Market after an attack left 7 people dead and dozens injured in London on June 4, 2017. (Photo: Reuters/Peter Nicholls)

London: Police made 12 arrests in east London on Sunday in connection with an attack on Saturday night in which seven people died and 48 were injured, London’s Metropolitan Police Service said in a statement.

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“Officers from the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command have this morning, Sunday 4 June, arrested 12 people in Barking, east London, in connection with last night’s incidents in London Bridge and the Borough Market area. Searches of a number of addresses in Barking are continuing,” the statement said.

Three assailants drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge before stabbing people on the street in the nearby Borough Market area. All three were shot dead by police at the scene.

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First Published: June 4, 2017, 7:41 PM IST

Source: News18