Published: Tue, June 06, 2017
Global News | By Stacy Ballard

Scotland Yard reveals names of two terrorists behind London Bridge attack

Scotland Yard reveals names of two terrorists behind London Bridge attack

Police have said inquiries are ongoing to confirm the identity of the third attacker.

Later, the statement also disclosed that "Khuram Shazad Butt was known to the police and MI5 [the domestic counter-intelligence agency of the UK]". Seven people were killed and 48 injured when the assailants in a white van mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge before stabbing a police officer and revelers in bars around Borough Market.

All three men were shot dead by armed officers within eight minutes of their attack, which began by ramming pedestrians on London Bridge on Saturday night.

Butt, 27, was a British citizen who was born in Pakistan.

The man, left, has not been named publicly but reportedly appeared in the documentary about British jihadists. Rachid Redouane, 30...had claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan. Ten people are now in custody.

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Mark Rowley, assistant commissioner of London's Metropolitan Police Service, said the attackers were shot and killed by police. Trump said in a tweet, which also criticised the mainstream media (MSM).

Hundreds of mourners turned out later Monday for a sombre vigil on nearby Tower Bridge. "We will defeat the terrorists".

Nan Whaley, the mayor of Dayton, Ohio, for four years, said that at a time like this, it was important for community leaders to show support.

The extremist group Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility for the attack.

"We believe we are experiencing a new trend in the threat we face, as terrorism breeds terrorism", May said.

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Eighteen are still in hospital in critical condition, according to an update by Britain's National Health Service. "Perpetrators are inspired to attack not only on the basis of carefully constructed plots after years of planning and training-and not even as lone attackers radicalized online-but by copying one another and often using the crudest of means of attack". "We send condolences to family and loved ones of those dead and injured", said the group, which represents every community in the USA with a population of more than 30,00 people.

"We saw injured people on the road, injured people on the pavement", he said.

Campaigning resumed on Monday after being suspended for a day out of respect for the victims.

Asked by ITV television if he backed the calls for May to resign, he said: "Indeed I would". "We have had to close police stations, sell police buildings, and we've lost thousands of police staff", he said.May did not answer repeated questions on the cutbacks but said counter-terrorism budgets had been protected and police had the powers they needed.

Grande headlined a benefit concert in the northwestern city on Sunday, alongside stars including Pharrell Williams and Justin Bieber.

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Dozens of people also gathered at St Ann's Square in Manchester, where tributes have been left to the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing two weeks ago. The trigger? A video ISIS posted Saturday calling for followers to attack during the holy month of Ramadan.

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