London Bridge on Friday a man wearing a fake suicide bomb vest. Who stabbed two people to death and injured three others. The authorities call the attack an act of terrorism.
The perpetrators went on a rampage just before 2 pm local time. Targeting people at Fishmongers’ Hall near London Bridge in the heart of the city’s financial district, which was also the scene of a deadly attack by terrorists two years ago.
The Times newspaper, quoting an unnamed government source, reported that the man had previously has been convicted in connection with a terrorism case. He was reportedly released from prison approximately a year ago.
It is a mistake to let serious and cruel criminals get out of jail early. And it is very important that we get out of the habit and that we enforce appropriate penalties for dangerous criminals, especially for terrorists. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said after the attack. as reported by Reuters on Saturday (11/30/2019).
A dramatic video posted on Twitter recorded the moment when at least a dozen people at the scene captured the perpetrators on London Bridge and disarmed the terror.
Later has seen the police were dragging a man away from the suspect. Video showed police dragging one person before an officer took aim and shot at the perpetrator. Two gunshots rang out and the man stopped moving.
Johnson told reporters on Downing Street, I want to pay homage to the extraordinary courage of community members who physically intervene to protect the lives of others.
Johnson said, For me, they represent the best in our country and I thank them on behalf of all of our countries.
This country will never be afraid, divided, or intimidated by attacks like this.
He said that this incident had now been resolved and promised anyone involved with the terrorist act would be punished.
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