Worshippers hit by van at London mosque- Muslim Council of Britain

19 June, 2017, 05:06 | Author: Ora Austin
  • CANADA-POLITICS

It said its prayers are with the victims. CNN is reporting that the incident occurred near a mosque as people were leaving a service.

They said there were a number of casualties and one person had been arrested.

British police have sealed off the road outside Finsbury Park tube station in north-east London, after reports a van has driven into people in the area.

The Guardian reports that one male has been arrested.

Metropolitan Police said officers were called to the scene on Seven Sisters Road at around 12:20 a.m. Monday. "Everybody was shouting: "A van's hit people, a van's hit people", a woman who lives opposite the scene told the BBC.

Warriors' Game 5 win wraps up highly-watched NBA Finals
Each year at the start of the playoffs, James swears off social media until a day (or more ) after the postseason ends. It is a business. "It's hard to compare to what that feeling was the first time, but it's pretty close", Curry said .

Transportation officials said roads in the area were being closed.

It happened as worshippers were leaving the Finsbury Park Mosque after midnight Ramadan prayers, Sky News reported. Many police cars and ambulances were responding.

"They were very nervous, shouting very loud, trying desperately to make some signs to a police vehicle that was just passing the road", she told CNN. "I just hope they did", Cynthia Vanzella said.

On June 3, three men drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge, before launching a knife attack in nearby Borough Market.

Recommended:

  • McRedmond Relay for Life Honorary Chair

    McRedmond Relay for Life Honorary Chair

    Food, activities and other items will be for sale by teams at their campsites to help raise donations for the event's goal. This baseball themed event, to celebrate the Chicago Cubs winning the World Series, will feature everything baseball.

    Fairmount Santrol Holdings Inc. (NYSE:FMSA): Technical Valuation Breakdown

    Equities research analysts expect that Fairmount Santrol Holdings will post $0.22 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. The industrial products company reported ($0.05) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.04) by $0.01.
    Ohio Town Marks North Korean Captive's 'Bittersweet' Return

    Ohio Town Marks North Korean Captive's 'Bittersweet' Return

    Three other Americans remain incarcerated in North Korea, and there are huge efforts by the administration to have them released . The elder Warmbier said he did not believe North Korea's explanation that the coma resulted from botulism and a sleeping pill.
  • Afghan soldier wounds 7 American soldiers

    It is learned the Afghan soldier fired three rocket-propelled grenades and later continued with two M4 carbines. Similar incidents have also plagued Afghan troops, depleting morale and causing mistrust within security ranks.
    Secret Service says it doesn't have any Trump tapes

    Secret Service says it doesn't have any Trump tapes

    They addressed another letter to Comey, asking for copies of the memos he wrote documenting his conversations with Trump. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Monday that the president is waiting to announce whether he has any tapes.
    Grenfell Tower blaze: Glasgow removal company overwhelmed with donations for homeless families

    Grenfell Tower blaze: Glasgow removal company overwhelmed with donations for homeless families

    The first victim of the tragedy was named Thursday by the Syria Solidarity Campaign as Syrian refugee Mohammed Alhajali. According to The Guardian , more than 5,000 missing person calls have been made to the police casualty bureau so far.
  • White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on

    And since Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from the investigation, Rosenstein is acting in that capacity. If President fired Bob Mueller, Congress would immediately re-establish independent counsel and appoint Bob Mueller.

    Oil prices struggle on doubts OPEC can rein in oversupply

    Oil inventories are near record highs in some parts of the world, and producers outside the Opec deal are increasing output. Brent crude was down $1.53 a barrel, or 3.1%, at $47.19.

    Britain, EU to begin Brexit negotiations on Monday

    There was speculation that chaos in Britain, caused by last week's shock general election outcome, would lead to Brexit negotiations being delayed.
  • Portugal hoping Ronaldo can continue his good form in Russia

    Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo exercises during a training session at the Arena in Kazan, Russia , on Saturday, June 17, 2017 . KAZAN, Russia (AP ) - Cristiano Ronaldo is in the spotlight again, but this time not for his skills as a player.

    Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel Mueller: White House

    He added that fundraising records show some of the lawyers whom Mueller selected for his team have contributed to Democrats. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is now due to testify on the matter before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday.
    Russia Win Against New Zealand in Confederations Cup Opener

    Russia Win Against New Zealand in Confederations Cup Opener

    Asked if his team could have been more aggressive, Hudson's response was emphatic. FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 starts today in Russian Federation .


Popular

Quantum breakthrough from Chinese satellite mission could improve communications security
The 600-kilogram payload now onboard the Chinese satellite that is producing pairs of quantum entangled photons. The scientists found that photons retained their entangled states during their journey to Earth.

Southwest US preps for 120 temps: Water, water, more water
The high for Monday will be 101, Tuesday's high is expected to be near 105 degrees and Wednesday is expected to reach 106 degrees. Health officials recommend people stay hydrated, limit time outside and recognize the symptoms of heat exhaustion and stroke.

CNN sues Justice Department for copies of Comey's memos on Trump
Those questions were prompted after a friend of President Donald Trump said the White House was considering firing Mueller. In an address to the country, Trump struck a notably less partisan tone in response to his first major domestic crisis.

First round of Brexit talks to begin on Monday June 19
They have struggled for years with nationalists, who want the British province to join a united Ireland. As the European Union has itself said, "nothing is agreed, until everything is agreed".

Amazon buying Whole Foods in bold move into brick and mortar
Walmart , by comparison, sold 17.3 percent of the country's groceries, while Kroger sold 8.9 percent, according to Bloomberg data. With Whole Foods , Amazon gets an established business that it can transform through its technology and supply network expertise.