London Terrorist Had Been Featured in Documentary on British Jihadists
- Author: Leroy Wright Jun 06, 2017,
Jun 06, 2017, 17:24
Salahudeen said the man used to wear ankle-length camouflage pants - similar to the ones seen in a picture of one of the bodies of the three attackers shot dead by police on Saturday night.
Khuram Shazad Butt, 27, and Rachid Redouane, 30, were both shot and killed by police after mowing down victims with a vehicle and stabbing others.
Police and MI5 - the UK's security and counterintelligence agency - were familiar with him, but there was no intelligence to suggest the weekend attack was being planned, Met Police said. Redouane had claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan.
Police said they were still working to establish the identity of the third attacker.
A Londoner, a Canadian woman and a French national were among those who were killed in Saturday night's attack in the capital. In March, five people died after a man drove a van into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge and stabbed a policeman. The three men also wore fake suicide vests.
The Islamic State militant group, which is losing territory in Syria and Iraq to an offensive backed by a USA -led coalition, claimed responsibility for the London Bridge attack, though it is unclear whether the attackers had links to the group.
On March 22, five people were killed in London after Khalid Masood rammed his auto into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge before fatally stabbing a policeman outside Parliament.
Christine Archibald the only victim of the London terror attacks named so far. one of seven people who were killed in the June 3, 2017 terror attack in central London.
On Monday evening in London, a massive crowd gathered at Potters Fields Park, adjacent to London Bridge, to hold a vigil and pay tribute to those slain and the survivors of the attack.
"She was very caring but at the same time very professional". Redouane was not known to the authorities, according to the police. London will never be broken by terrorism.
A source briefed by an Irish counterterrorism official told CNN that one of the London attackers had a connection to Ireland after state media reports that an Irish ID card was found on the body of one of the London attackers.
Interior Minister Milan Chovanec says the long-term plan is meant for police to be able to face "new security threats such is terrorism".
"But I will survive", she said.
Khan, London's first Muslim mayor, responded to questions about the proposed ban by saying it would prevent him from traveling to America.
Police raided a number of properties in Barking and Newham in the days after.
Prime Minister Theresa May earlier said the three terrorists responsible for the London attack have been identified and their names would be revealed soon. At least one of the attackers was fatally shot outside the pub. Two of those arrested were later released without charge.
Of those, 21 are still in a critical condition.