'Love will win' - Muslim community lay flowers for London attack victims

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said the official threat level in Britain remained at severe, meaning a militant attack is highly likely.

Witnesses to Saturday's attack said the terrorists deliberately drove into pedestrians on London Bridge shortly after 10pm - in the same way as Westminster Bridge attacker Khalid Masood. French President Emmanuel Macron said French citizens were among the casualties, but did not provide specifics.

The Royal Thai Embassy in London issued a warning to Thais in England to stay alert to possible danger.

As the country wakes to the trio's van and knife terror rampage at Borough Market armed police and forensics investigator swarm the area.

Twelve people have now been arrested in connection with Saturday night's deadly attack. Then they went on the Wheat Sheaf (pub).

Corbyn has also criticized Conservative cuts to police budgets that saw the number of officers nationwide fall by nearly 20,000 between 2010 and 2016 - years when May, as home secretary, was in charge of policing.

The acting USA ambassador to Britain, Lew Lukens, threw his support behind Khan in a series of tweets that also praised the "extraordinary" response from Londoners and emergency services. A spokesman for the Jabir bin Zayd Islamic centre, which neighbours said was one of two mosques the suspected attacker had attended, confirmed that incident had happened but said the man involved was not a regular and was not known to them. Our initial assessment is in the region of 50 rounds, in the region of 50 bullets were fired by those eight officers.

Most police officers in Britain are not armed and it is unusual for officers to fire their guns. Masood was shot dead by police.

Trump appeared to be referencing Khan's comments earlier in the day in which he said there was no reason to worry about the increased police presence in London.

Four women were seen being led away by the police, although it was not clear whether they were among those arrested. A man called Gerard who narrowly escaped injury said he saw a young woman stabbed 10 to 15 times.

"I thought they were joking", he said. "As they left I was going 'Oi, oi, cowards!" "I saw a young girl stabbed in the chest". A taxi driver told the BBC that three men got out of the van with long knives and "went randomly along Borough High Street stabbing people".

The attack lasted about eight minutes, police said, but seven people were killed and at least 48 were hospitalized.

"As her family and province mourn, we must never forget who we are - and the diversity that makes us strong", Clark said.

Last month during a trip to the Middle East, US President Donald Trump urged Arab and Islamic leaders to unite and do their share to defeat Islamist extremists, making an impassioned plea to "drive out" terrorists, while toning down his own harsh rhetoric about Muslims.

Labour had suspended national election campaigning for most of Sunday, in line with other political parties, with the exception of UKIP.

Prime minister Theresa May, who is up for re-election on Thursday, vowed to step up her government's fight against terror after the latest attack.

Oliver Dowling, from Christchurch, was attacked on Saturday night according to media reports.

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