UK police say London Bridge attack ‘is a terrorist incident’

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A BBC journalist has reported that a number of gun shots have been heard, and police have shot one suspect dead

London Bridge. Picture: REUTERS

Police say they are “currently responding to this incident as though it is terror-related”. At about 4.30pm London time, Reuters confirmed that British police have shot deadLondon Bridge was locked down on Friday afternoon and armed police have evacuated the area as several people have allegedly been injured.

“We believe a number of people have been injured. Further info to follow,” according to a statement posted on the Met’s Twitter feed.The Met said it was dealing with the incident in the area of the bridge, according to a separate post.

 

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