London attack on Muslim worshippers: What we know

London attack on Muslim worshippers: What we knowTen people were injured and a man also died at the scene after a van drove into a crowd of Muslim worshippers near a mosque in London in the early hours of Monday. London Mayor Sadiq Khan called it an “horrific terrorist attack” while Muslim leaders linked the incident to a rise in Islamophobic crime. Witnesses said a white van struck a crowd of Muslim worshippers who had been attending evening prayers during the holy month of Ramadan and were looking after an elderly man who had collapsed in an unrelated incident.


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