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London Bridge Incident: Terror Attack Fears as Van Ploughs into 20 Pedestrians

LONDON Bridge has been evacuated amid reports of a van mowing down pedestrians, victims being stabbed and shots being fired.

Armed police are at the scene while people have been seen fleeing the central London landmark near Borough Market amid reports that an officer has been “seriously injured”.

Eye witnesses confirm that several bodies are “strewn on the ground” and people are receiving CPR after being stabbed with “12 inch long knives” while a bomb squad has arrived on the scene.

Several gun shots have been fired amid the ensuing chaos.

A journalist at the scene tweeted that he saw one man being led away by police in cuffs.

There have been reports of two to three men armed with knives stabbing people at random.

The white van which reportedly crashed into pedestrians was said to be travelling at around 50mph.

Casualties were seen being taken away from Tito’s restaurant on London Bridge Street with blood on the steps of the eatery.

In horrifying footage taken from the scene, police can be heard shouting "clear the area, now" while screaming people can be seen running in fear for their lives.

 

Read more at The Sun

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