LONDON – Several people were injured after being stabbed during an attack on London Bridge by a man who was shot by police around 2 p.m. London time on November 29, 2019.
“A number of people have been stabbed. We will provide further information when possible,” Metropolitan Police tweeted.
“At this stage, the circumstances relating to the incident at #LondonBridge remain unclear. However, as a precaution, we are currently responding to this incident as though it is terror-related. One man has been shot by police. We will provide further information when possible.”
A BBC reporter witnessed several men fighting the suspected attacker until police arrived and shot the man.
shoutout to this brave man on london bridge who managed to get the knife away from the psycho 👍 pic.twitter.com/TPLuY301aU
— 𝒿𝑜𝒹𝒾𝑒 ✨ (@jcdiet) November 29, 2019
“We must- and we will stay resolute in our determination to stand strong and united in the face of terror. Those who seek to attack us and divide us will never succeed,” said the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.
“I remain in close contact with the Metropolitan Police and am being kept updated with events. It has been confirmed that people were injured in the attack. My heart goes out to them, their families and all affected.