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London attack: the response unfolds

Campaigning halts as Londoners offer help following the attack, which has killed seven

By Stephanie Boland  

Armed officers attend the scene, which spans London Bridge and Borough Market. Photo: PA

A suspected terrorist attack in London last night has killed at least seven people with over 40 others injured.

Mark Rowley, Assistant Metropolitan Police Commissioner, said in a statement that a vehicle struck pedestrians on London Bridge shortly after 10 pm before continuing to Borough Market. The area, lined with restaurants and bars, is a busy destination for tourists and locals alike.

Holly Jones is a BBC reporter who was at the scene. She described a…

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