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Another series of multiple terror attacks in Britain?

04 June 2017

We're going to start the program in London where there are reports that a van reportedly drove into pedestrians on London Bridge.

British police rushed to an incident on London Bridge on Saturday after witnesses said a van ploughed into pedestrians and another witness told that she saw people with throats cut on London Bridge. They then responded to reports of people being stabbed in Borough Market.

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"Officers are now responding to an incident in the #Vauxhall area", the statement added.

Nick Brandon of the British Transport Police control room says he has received reports of an incident possibly involving a knife and a vehicle.

London Ambulance Service tweeted: "Multiple resources attending an incident at #LondonBridge, please avoid the area".

A photographer has told of the moment he saw an attacker lying on the ground with what appeared to be canisters strapped to his chest after a terror rampage at London Bridge and Borough Market.

An eyewitness told CNN he saw a van drive down the bridge at a high rate of speed, swerving toward pedestrians.

"Police say the incidents occurred on the bridge and at Borough Market a short distance away".

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Witnesses have reported seeing injured people on the ground on the bridge. He thought the person had been drinking, but then police vans flew by.

Metropolitan Police‏ confirmed that they were dealing with an incident on the famous landmark on their Twitter feed.

He told the station: "I didn't see the van mount the kerb, but I saw everything else".

London's transport authority said London Bridge rail station had been closed at the request of the police.The police were urging the public to run to a place of safety and hide if they can not."Please remain calm, but be alert and vigilant". The witness said the van hit five to six people.

Eyewitness Will Heaven on Twitter stated the epicentre of the incident was on the south side of the famous landmark.

A man who gave only his first name, Ben, told BBC radio that he "saw a man in red with a large blade, at a guess 10 inches long, stabbing a man, about three times" near Borough Market.

The incident comes as the United Kingdom is reeling from the recent attack on Manchester Arena at the end of an Ariana Granda concert.

A benefit concert for victims of that attack was scheduled for Sunday in Manchester.

Australian politician Sam Dastyari was having dinner nearby and has tweeted, describing "horrific scenes". "Just awful. Whole city in lockdown", he tweeted. Jones said that police had taken a man into custody who happened not to be wearing a shirt.