Theresa May: Britain Must Do 'Much More' to Fight Islamic Extremism

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The attack began at about 10 p.m. local time when police and witnesses say a white van barrelled into pedestrians on London Bridge. "We cannot and must not pretend that things can continue as they are", Mrs May said in a televised statement in front of her Downing Street office.

"At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is 'no reason to be alarmed!'" Trump tweeted in response.

Erica's concerns grew after the attacker out rightly told her that "he would do whatever is required in the name of Allah..."

James Bateman, who lives at the other side of the road, said: "At about 4am, after the large bang, I looked outside the window after being woken up and I saw about a dozen armed police officers going to and from an unmarked van".

In a statement more than 24 hours after the attack, the group's Aamaq news agency quoted a "security source", saying, "A Unit of Islamic State Fighters carried out London attacks yesterday".

The fourth area was counter-terrorism strategy, which Mrs May said was robust but needed to be reviewed in light of the changing threat.

"The greater the securitisation of our society, the longer the fear and impact of terrorism will last", he added.

London, Jun 5 A pakistani-origin man was among three knife-wielding militants responsible for carrying out the brutal London terror attack that killed seven people and injured 49, according to a media report.

Earlier, Trump criticized London's mayor on Twitter after he sought to reassure residents about a stepped-up police presence on city streets. We need the courts to give us back our rights.

The U.K. has been hit by three tragic terrorist attacks - the Westminster incident, the Manchester bombing, and Saturday's attack - in recent months.

"We in this country have faced a terrorist threat throughout my life - it changed and morphed and we will change and adapt to what appears to be a new reality for us", she said. However, they turned out to be fake, said Assistant Commission Mark Rowley.

Additional security measures have been put in place, including at several bridges in central London, she said.

Her family revealed she had worked in a homeless shelter before moving to Europe to be with her fiancé.

Trudeau said in a written statement released Sunday that the government wouldn't be commenting further on the death out of respect for the family.

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Ms Dick told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that it was "certainly a possibility" that the attacks were triggering the next one.

The French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has said that a French national is among the dead, although he is yet to be named.

Police believe that the three people shot and killed by police were the only perpetrators of Saturday's attack.

A friend of Abz described him as a person who was shady.

The attackers ran people over on London Bridge before lunging seemingly at random at the crowds gathered around Borough Market, which is full of restaurants and bars.