BREAKING: Man Carrying Knife Shot And Killed On London Bridge

The HookThe Hook in News, UK
Published 29.11.19

A man has been killed by police on London Bridge after being shot.

Reports first emerged after shots were fired on a bus at London Bridge.

Pictures on social media showed several police cars on the bridge, with a lorry stopped across the central reservation of the dual carriageway bridge.

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AThere are up to five casualties, police told Sky.

A Met Police spokesman said: “Police were called at 1.58pm to a stabbing at premises near to London Bridge. Emergency services attended, including officers from the Met and City of London Police.

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BBC reporter John McManus says he saw a group of men on London Bridge and there “appeared to be a fight going on”.

Armed police then quickly arrived and shots were fired.

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One video shows an officer near the northside of the bridge crouched behind a police car aiming a gun down the bridge.

The video then moves to what appears to be a body.

Sky’s home affairs correspondent Mark White said: “An attacker, we believe armed with a knife, started attacking people and that armed police were deployed. We believe that alleged attacker has now been fatally shot.”

People near the scene have been sharing videos on Twitter.

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London Ambulance Service are now on the scene.

More to follow

 

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