Council says van struck people leaving mosque

19 June, 2017, 05:06 | Author: Clay Erickson
  • Several killed in London vehicle collision - CBS46 News

Police say one person has been arrested and there are a number of casualties being worked on at the scene. The London Ambulance Service tweeted: "We've sent a..."

The Guardian reports that one male has been arrested.

Cynthia Vanzella said on Twitter: "Horrible to watch police officers doing cardiac massage at people on the floor, desperately trying to save them".

Unconfirmed reports on social media suggested that the pedestrians might have been leaving the Finsbury Park Mosque, a major Islamic house of worship.

Police were alerted just after 12.20 am on Monday to a collision on Seven Sisters Road, which runs through the Finsbury Park area of the city.

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Witnesses said the area was busy because worshippers had been attending evening prayers. The victims were thought to have been taking part in taraweeh - extra prayers at night - in the month of Ramadan. A number of police and ambulances were in attendance.

Transportation officials said roads in the area were being closed.

No other details were available immediately.

Early this month, in what police called a terror attack, three men in a van veered into pedestrians on London Bridge, before attacking people with knives in the nearby Borough Market.

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