Van driven into crowd outside North London mosque | London


An attack on a group of worshippers near a mosque by a man in a white van is being treated as terrorism, police said.

One man died and ten people were injured after the driver, described as a large white man, targeted people near the Finsbury Park Mosque in north London early on Monday.

Witnesses described hearing the man, who was detained by members of the public at the scene, shout: “I’m going to kill Muslims”.

Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said: “This is being treated as a terrorist attack.”

London Mayor Sadiq Khan called the incident an “horrific attack on innocent people.”



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