Published: Sun, June 18, 2017
Global News | By Stacy Ballard

London Attacker Was Stopped At Italian Airport Bound For Syria

London Attacker Was Stopped At Italian Airport Bound For Syria

The Met Police late Tuesday morning named Youssef Zaghba as the third attacker.

Redouane claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan and also used the name Rachid Elkhdar, police said.

French President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday that a third French victim has been identified among those killed in the London Bridge van-and-stabbing attack in London.

Authorities also carried out two additional search warrants in east London, police said.

Seven victims were killed and dozens injured in the spree, which ended when armed police shot dead the knife-wielding extremists just eight minutes after the first emergency call. "What happened, how could he possibly be on a Channel 4 programme and be committing atrocities like this?' That is a question that will need to be answered by MI5, by the police, as the investigation goes on".

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Other 54 people were injured, including four firefighters and a seriously injured minor, Gomes told state broadcaster RTP. Thirty bodies were found inside cars and nearly 20 more were found next to vehicles, Portuguese officials said.


Police early Wednesday arrested a 30-year-old man in east London in connection to the attack and are searching his home.

The Islamic State claimed responsibility.

Italian media said Zaghba was born in the Moroccan city of Fez in 1995 but had broken off relations with his Moroccan father.

The Italian reports said Zaghba was intercepted at the Bologna airport past year as he was about to board a plane for Turkey, apparently with the intention of joining Islamic State militants in Syria. He was then stopped from continuing his journey to Istanbul.

Nearly 50 people were injured when three attackers drove into crowds in central London before going on a stabbing spree.

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Kohli also praised young all-rounder Hardik Pandya, who was the highest scorer among the Indians with 76 runs off 43 balls. Before the Champions Trophy, the last time India and Pakistan played a one-day worldwide was during the 2015 World Cup.


At least two of the attackers were known to British intelligence and law-enforcement officials, raising questions about whether anything could have been done to prevent the assault.

Two of the three London assailants have been named. He and Butt lived in the same area of east London.

The hospital said Ms Boden was "an outstanding nurse and a hugely valued member of the staff team in Theatres Recovery, described by her colleagues as "one in a million" who always went the extra mile for the patients in her care".

Police said in a statement: "Detectives were appealing for information about Xavier Thomas, 45, a French national who had not been seen since the night of the terrorist attack on London Bridge".

"We have been protecting counterterrorism policing", she said in an address to supporters in Edinburgh. Her family said she had died in her fiancé's arms after being struck by the attackers' speeding van. Trump tweeted Sunday. Khan had told Londoners there was no "reason to be alarmed" by an increased police presence, and said of the terrorists, "we will never let them win".

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World number one Dustin Johnson , second-ranked Rory McIlroy and Australian world number three Jason Day all missed the cut. His tough break on 18 led to the third of those, which is the slim difference between he and Brian Harman right now.


The gym where one of the London Bridge attackers trained says they saw nothing of concern during his time there.

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