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Vehicle rams into pedestrians in London's Finsbury: British police

June 19, 2017 2:15 AM
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Vehicle rams into pedestrians in London's Finsbury: British police

Update [5:30 AM PST]: A van speeded towards and rammed into people coming out of a mosque following the 'taraveeh' prayers, which are offered after breaking fast during the holy month of Ramazan.

According to the police, a white man has been taken into custody; however, neither has his identity been revealed nor the registration number of the vehicle he was driving.

Unverified reports allege that at least 10-15 people have been wounded, but no official figure has been released by either the security authorities or the emergency and medical services.

[Update [05:12 AM PST]: British police confirmed that they are dealing with a major incident at Seven Sisters Road in London.

A number of resources have been sent off to the incident at Seven Sisters Road, London Ambulance stated.

Traffic regulating authorities mentioned that the Seven Sisters Road "is now closed".

Initial reporting [05:05 AM PST]: LONDON: British police have sealed off Seven Sisters Road right outside London's Finsbury Park Station late Sunday night, local media reported citing a witness.

Security authorities stated that they were called to reports of a vehicle in collision with pedestrians and that there are a number of casualties. One person suspected of being involved in the "major incident" has been detained.

Those who were present at the scene started uploading video clips from the incident.

—This is a developing story and will be updated as more information is available. Content shared by individuals on social media has not been independently verified.

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