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London Bridge Attack Eyewitness Video Footage

London attacks latest: Seven dead in London Bridge and Borough Market van and knife terror

The death toll from the terrorist attack in London Bridge has risen to seven and almost 50 were injured, the head of Scotland Yard has revealed.

Metropolitan Police commissioner Cressida Dick condemned the atrocity as "appalling" and "ghastly".

She said police believe there were three attackers at London Bridge and Borough Market and that all had been "neutralised".

Attackers brought carnage to the streets of the capital, stabbing a police officer and revellers with 12-inch knives, reportedly shouting "this is for Allah".

The trio were pictured wearing what appeared to be explosive vests, with police later confirming they were hoaxes.

    10.07pm Ambulance services were called to reports of a vehicle ploughing through pedestrians on London Bridge, arriving within six minutes.
    10.08pm Police are called to the scene. Officers then attended a second incident at nearby Borough Market after reports of stabbings.
    10.16pm Within eight minutes, three male suspects were shot dead in Borough Market by police marksman. The men were wearing what looked like explosive vests but these were later found to be hoaxes.
    12.25am on Sunday Both incidents were declared by the Metropolitan Police as terror attacks.
    4am Police confirm six people were killed in the rampage.
    9.30am Seven people have died, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick confirms

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At least 48 patients were taken to five hospitals, London Ambulance Service said, with more than 80 medics having been sent to the scene. A third incident at Vauxhall was a stabbing and unrelated, Scotland Yard said.

Three men then left the vehicle and began to stab people, including a British Transport Police Officer;

The suspects were confronted and shot by police at Borough Market within eight minutes of the first call being made.

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