According to various news sources, as well as our colleagues in London, Ustadh Adnan Rashid and Shaykh Muhammad, a van purposely drove into a crowd of Muslims after the Taraweeh (night prayer in the Islamic month of Ramadan) prayer at Finsbury Park Masjid in London. Casualties include 8 injured with 1 deceased man (from Allah we come and to Him we return). The BBC Reports:
A vehicle has struck pedestrians “leaving a number of casualties” in north London, police said.
One person was arrested following the incident on Seven Sisters Road in Finsbury Park.
Officers were called at 00.20 BST and remain at the scene, the Metropolitan Police said, describing it as a “major incident”.
Video of the driver, a 48 year old man being arrested:
Live video from Finsbury Park Masjid:
London Mayor, Sadiq Khan refers to the incident as a “horrific terrorist attack”:
As the situation develops, we will update this page.
- Figures of the number injured and deceased have been made public and has been updated to reflect as such in this article.
- British PM Theresa May says the police were treating the incident as a “potential terrorist attack”, according to the BBC.
- London Mayor Sadiq Khan refers to the incident as a “horrific terrorist attack”.
and God knows best.