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New search underway near home of London Bridge terrorists

08 Juin 2017

Police have not yet released the identity of the third person involved in carrying out the attack on London Bridge, where the van swerved into pedestrians, and in nearby Borough Market, where the knife-wielding assailants slashed and stabbed anyone in their path. Another passerby throws a chair to try to stop the attack, and then a City of London police armed response vehicle (ARV) screeches into frame, with three armed officers rushing out of their vehicles in an attempt to save the man.

People lay flowers Monday for victims of Saturday's attack on London Bridge.

Concerns are being raised about whether the authorities could have done more to prevent Saturday night's terror attack on London Bridge after it emerged that one of the attackers had been reported as a potential extremist several times.

Closed-circuit television footage captured the final moments of the London Bridge attack as police cars dashed to the scene and three attackers were taken down.

"There was a auto with a loudspeaker saying "go, go" and they (police) threw a grenade. and then I ran", he said.

Butt, 27, was married with children and lived in Barking, east London for a number of years.

Counter terrorism police made two fresh raids today on addresses in east London in connection with Saturday's deadly terror attack in London. Prime Minister Theresa May called an emergency security cabinet session Sunday to deal with the crisis. Less than 10 minutes after being alerted, police put an end to the violence by shooting roughly 50 bullets at the attackers, killing all three and hitting one civilian, who is said to be in stable condition.

Police say investigations were continuing into the identity of the third attacker.

However, the second man, Rachid Redouane, a pastry chef who had been living in Ireland until recently, had not come to the authorities' attention.

The latest opinion poll on voting intentions, by Survation for ITV, had the Conservatives' lead over Labour narrowing to just one point from six points in the same poll a week earlier.

Then, a police auto screeches into the scene and armed officers emerge.

"We are making inquiries and when we are able to confirm the name we will", a spokesman said. The 48 injured included people from Britain, France, Spain, Australia and New Zealand, in what May called "an attack on the free world".

Much of the area around London Bridge remained cordoned off as commuters struggled to work in the driving rain. The men continued the assault into the adjacent Borough Market area, officials said.

She said the same ideology was behind the May 22 suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester that left 22 people dead, and the Westminster Bridge attack in March, which killed five.

It was lowered once intelligence agencies were comfortable that this wasn't the case.

Mrs May said a terrorist attack was highly likely.

New search underway near home of London Bridge terrorists