Police are responding to reports of a van colliding with pedestrians outside a mosque in London, an incident that has resulted in "a number of casualties".
British police described the incident as a major incident. The mosque's leadership has been outspoken in advocating interfaith harmony. The city's ambulance service said in a statement on Twitter that it had sent "a number of resources" including ambulance crews, paramedics and specialist response teams to the scene. They were called out at 12.20am.More news: Shahbaz Sharif says biased JIT targetting his family
It is unclear whether the incident in Finsbury Park is terror-related.
The Muslim Council of Britain said the incident was a "violent manifestation of Islamophobia". According to Vikram Dodd, The Guardian's crime correspondent, counter-terrorism police are assisting local authorities, who are looking into whether the driver's moves were intentional.More news: Korea fires multiple anti-ship missiles: S. Korean military
Condemning the incident, Prime Minister Theresa May said: "This is a bad incident", adding, "All my thoughts are with those who have been injured, their loved ones, and the emergency services on the scene".
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