Published: Mon, June 05, 2017
Global News | By Stacy Ballard

Europe and Eurasia: United States Condemns Attacks in London

Europe and Eurasia: United States Condemns Attacks in London

America's Department of Homeland Security said late Saturday that it is working with counterparts in the United Kingdom and elsewhere on the reported attacks in London, wherein a van careened into people on London Bridge and more than one potentially related incident unfolded nearby.

The State Department has soundly decried the terrorist attacks perpetrated Saturday evening in London, which have resulted in multiple fatalities.

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Guterres denounced the deadly incidents as "unjustifiable violence" and also expressed his condolences to the families of the victims and wished the injured a swift recovery. "All Americans stand in solidarity with the people of the United Kingdom".

Authorities said seven people were killed and dozens more injured when a van sped across London Bridge on Saturday and rammed into numerous pedestrians.

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Media reports said the attacks took place at two London landmarks - London Bridge and Borough Market.

As of 11am (Singapore time) on Sunday, the attacks had claimed six lives. The three assailants were reportedly shot by the police. Both areas have been placed on lockdown following the attacks.

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State Department officials are "strongly" encouraging USA citizens in the United Kingdom to directly contact family members in the U.S.to "advise them of your safety".

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