A Frenchman was killed and seven others were wounded in the London terror attack, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Sunday during a visit to Tunisia. A spokesman of the British counter-terrorism police said the arrests were made following a raid on a block of flats in Barking.
Chicagoan Patrick DeHaan and his family were vacationing in London at the time, visiting traditional tourist spots.
The London police is expected to release the details of the attackers in the coming days, and security measures have been increased in the United Kingdom, that is still reeling from Saturday night's attack which came less than two weeks after a lethal suicide bombing at a Manchester Arena during a concert by American pop singer Ariana Grande. "I am heartbroken that a Canadian is among those killed", Trudeau said in a statement.
The attack took place a few minutes after the end of the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Juventus and many fans were watching the football on television in some of the trendy area's bars. There was no immediate claim of responsibility.
"Eight police firearms officers discharged their weapons".
Nick Pickles, UK head of public policy at Twitter, said: "We continue to expand the use of technology as part of a systematic approach to removing this type of content". One, Holly Jones, told the BBC a white van veered off the road and struck as many as six people.
Prime Minister May called for tougher regulation of the internet in the U.K.as part of the effort to stamp out extremism.
Speaking outside Downing Street after she chaired the emergency COBRA meeting with senior security chiefs, May said said, "Violence can never be allowed to disrupt the democratic process".
Rowley says the injured civilian's injuries are not believed to be critical and there will be an independent investigation.
The US president once again let diplomatic niceties fall by the wayside as he criticised Khan, a Muslim with whom he had already developed a tense relationship, for seeking to reassure Londoners, and other Britons, after the attack, although he took the mayor's remarks out of context.