UPDATES: Several Reported Wounded in Knife Attack on London Bridge; Video Shows Police Shoot Suspect After Struggle

Several people are reported to have been wounded in a knife attack on London Bridge in England Friday. Video purportedly from the incident shows the moment police subdued and shot the suspect. The man pulled away from the knifeman appears to be one of several civilians who intervened to stop the attack. Updates at end. Pollice confirm a “number” of people stabbed.

Screen images (video below):

(Update. Twitter video clip of shooting replaced with one with audio.)

View from further away with loud gunshot report, “Full video of London Bridge shooting. Bystander can be seen with the knife the attacker was holding before the police fire shots after pulling all civilians away”

And a view from on the bridge:

A question many are asking.

The Metropolitan Police have issued a statement on the attack, saying, “Police were called at 1:58pm to a stabbing at premises near to London Bridge. Emergency services attended, including officers from the Met and
@CityPolice. A man has been detained by police. We believe a number of people have been injured. Further info to follow.”


UPDATES: “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.”

There are also reports of an incident at London’s Borough Market that has prompted an evacuation.

https://twitter.com/yekaterina71/status/1200425302054363137

UPDATE: Borough Market is still reportedly shut down with heavy police presence, though no attack appears to have occurred there.

UPDATE: Police report several stabbed: “A number of people have been stabbed. We will provide further information when possible.”

UPDATE on the man who disarmed the knifeman, “This man was walking behind us on the other side of London Bridge when the attack began. He ran through traffic and jumped the central partition to tackle the attacker with several others. We ran away but looks like he disarmed him. Amazing bravery”

UPDATE: Concerns knifeman was wearing a bomb vest (unconfirmed).

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