Twelve arrested following last night’s terror incident on London Bridge

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  • Twelve arrests have been made in connection to last night's terror attack, which killed seven people and injured a further 48.

    Seven people are confirmed to have died following a series of heinous terror attacks that took place on the streets of London last night.

    It is reported that a white van drove into a group of pedestrians on London Bridge at approximately 10:08pm on Saturday night, before driving to the nearby Borough Market where three men exited the van and targeted victims in a series of stabbings.

    Police shot dead all three male attackers approximately eight minutes after the incident began, and all three were allegedly wearing fake explosive vests.

    The Metropolitan Police have since confirmed that twelve people have been arrested in Barking, East London, in connection to last night’s incident.

    The attacks took place just one day before Ariana Grande’s benefit concert following the devastating attacks that took place during her Manchester Arena concert just last month, which killed 22 people and left more than 120 seriously injured.

    Prime Minister, Theresa May has said ‘enough is enough’ and condemned the ‘evil’ ideology behind the recent terror attacks that have taken place across the UK and has urged the British Public to ‘go about their lives as they normally would.’

    Jeremy Corbyn also took to Twitter to say last night’s ‘brutal’ attacks have left him ‘shocked and horrified’ before later posting a video response, which can be viewed below.

    London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan has called last night’s actions a ‘deliberate and cowardly attack on innocent Londoners,’ and states London will not cower to terrorism.

    A third stabbing incident also took place at Vauxhall on Saturday night shortly after the terror attack, but Scotland Yard has since announced the incident was unrelated.

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