The tourist-spot London Bridge, which is usually busy with a heavy crowd, has witnessed a terribly scary situation where a man stabbed several people there. The attacker was been taken into custody and cops shot the suspect within a few minutes. After investigation, police forces declare that the man was a terrorist.
The footage shows several people stabbed by the suspect before he was wrestled to the ground and disarmed by the public. Later, cops entered the scene and surrounded the attack before discharging a weapon. The incident took place near to London Bridge on Friday afternoon. Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu, at a press conference outside Scotland Yard, confirms the suspect died at the scene.
BBC reporter John McManus was one of the witnesses and he was present in the area during the incident. He said he saw a few people grappling on the bridge and initially thought it to be a fight later, he heard gunshots to his surprise. Also, cops were seen helping people to escape from the northern end of the bridge.
The vehicles were also stopped from entering the premises with a white truck stopped diagonally across the lanes. Also, police urged people to stay away from the area. As per the latest reports, it was revealed that the attacker wore a suicide vest and has been declared a terrorist attack.
Scene at London Bridge pic.twitter.com/1JvqTMlvmdâ€” Richard James (@richjamesuk) November 29, 2019