London, United Kingdom. In an incident being downplayed by western media, it has been confirmed by News Front that last night’s vehicle attack, was in fact terrorist related.London Mayor Sadiq Khan has referred to crash as a “horrific terrorist attack.”
Late night Sunday in London, a vehicle crashed into pedestrians outside a mosque in northern London, killing at least one man and injuring 10 others. Police say they have arrested a 48-year-old man who was driving the vehicle when it veered off the road and collided with a crowd of Muslims who were leaving the mosque after Ramadan prayers.
Authorities are treating the incident as a potential terrorist attack. Which has now in fact been confirmed as one. Sunday’s deadly attack bookends a tragic month in the United Kingdom, which has seen two separate terror attacks and a fatal fire in less than four weeks.
London anti-terrorist Police received reports that a van had collided with pedestrians on Seven Sisters Road in the Finsbury Park neighborhood of northern London shortly after midnight Monday.
Midnight’s attack occurred just outside a mosque, where worshippers had congregated after prayer services marking the holy month of Ramadan, according to News Front reporters in London.
One man was pronounced dead at the scene, and eight people were taken to three hospitals. Two others were treated on the site for minor injuries. Police are investigating the driver and his associates carefully. London authorities are concerned that yet again another ISIS cell may be active.
The terrorist suspect driving the vehicle was detained by bystanders before police arrived, according a police fact-sheet. He has been taken to a hospital for an evaluation, and will be taken into police custody immediately upon his discharge.
Police and medics arrived quickly on the scene, and the incident is now being investigated by the U.K.’s Counter Terrorism Command.Eyewitnesses told local media and religious leaders that they believed the driver had deliberately veered off the road, according to News Front London.