London Bridge attacker known to security services as two terrorists named

Police on Monday named two of the attackers and said they were trying to identify the third.

Saturday's attacks - which in addition to the seven dead left dozens in need of hospital treatment, including 18 in a critical condition - came less than a week before Britons vote in a national election.

While most of the country's political parties have made a decision to suspend campaigning temporarily, the upcoming general elections scheduled for Thursday have not been cancelled. She said that while he would attend meetings, he rarely spoke up and was not at the helm of the group.

The Scottish edition of the Daily Telegraph also writes that the ringleader of the London Bridge terror attack was so open about his extremist views that he appeared in a fly-on-the-wall documentary.

Melissa McMullan told Sky News "While our pain will never diminish, it is important for us all to carry on with our lives in direct opposition to those who wish to destroy us and remember that hatred is the refuge of small-minded individuals and will only breed more".

Commuters cross London Bridge, which has reopened after Saturday evening's terror attack, in London Monday, June 5, 2017.

One officer was seriously wounded before heroic cops gunned down extremists within eight minutes of first emergency call at 10.08 pm.

After the attack police evacuated numerous survivors from Borough Market to Liverpool Street where they took witness statements and kept witnesses inside until Sunday morning.

"It is surreal to lose someone that you've worked with in this manner and someone who is moving on to a different phase of their life with such enthusiasm", Christiansen said. She would have had no understanding of the callous cruelty that caused her death.

Asked if Trump was wrong to make the comments, British Prime Minister Theresa May said at a news conference Monday that "Sadiq Khan is doing a good job and it's wrong to say anything else - he's doing a good job".

Scotland Yard said Butt was known to police two years ago but with no intelligence suggesting an attack.

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick said she wouldn't release further details in what she described as a fast-moving investigation. The Met Police said their names would be released "as soon as operationally possible" as officers work to establish if they were part of a wider network, BBC reported.

Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway on Monday condemned what she called the media's "obsession with covering everything he says on Twitter and very little of what he does as president".

On Channel 4's The Jihadis Next Door he was caught on camera alongside two notorious preachers who were well known to police and intelligence officials due to their extremist views.

But that did not stop the questions to May about police numbers during her time as interior minister.

The attackers stabbed and slashed at their victims while heroic passers by tried to fight them off.

It is understood 12 of the petrol bombs were found in the vehicle which mowed down pedestrians on the iconic bridge where seven people were killed.

Adnan Sami has often slammed Trump on Twitter, blaming the USA president for inciting terrorism and racism in the United States. The Islamic State (IS) terror group claimed responsibility for the attack.

"Inquiries are ongoing to confirm the identity of their accomplice", Mr Rowley said.

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