Three men arrested in London on terror charges
- Author: Zachary Reyes Jun 09, 2017,
Jun 09, 2017, 23:55
Saturday's attack was the third such deadly incident in England in just three months. Echeverria's brother Joaquin told the AP that a diplomatic process had begun for relatives to see the victim's body and to eventually take it back to his native Spain. Eight people died and almost 50 were wounded.
However, some nearby businesses have started to reopen.
She had been out for a late-night walk to see the sights of London, having visited the capital from the Netherlands with her fiance, Tyler Ferguson.
John Vincent, the CEO and founder of Leon's, said: "Some of the people who were here on Saturday night are still a bit fragile".
"On Tuesday, 6 June, at approximately 19.44 hours the body of a man was recovered from the river, near Limehouse, by specialist officers from the Marine Police Unit". His death was "an incredible injustice", said his father Philippe.
The information offered so far by British authorities on Echeverria's death has been "sufficient and correct", said Ana Echeverria, the youngest sister of the victim. Borough Market, a popular gathering place, remains closed.
Two Australian women have been confirmed to be among the victims - Brisbane nanny Sara Zelenak, 21, and South Australian nurse Kirsty Boden, 28.
The British Transport Police officer, whose name was not disclosed, was stabbed in the head, face and leg and is still hospitalized.
In a statement, he thanked members of the public for their support. Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Sunday that seven other French nationals are in hospital, four of them in serious condition.
Questions are also being asked about why the British security services didn't act on information supplied by Italian police on Zaghba, an Italian-Moroccan, who had been stopped at Bologna airport a year ago on suspicion he was heading to join the Islamic State in Syria.
The officer, who had been on the job for less than two years, was one of the first on the scene. Their condemnation came as CCTV footage emerged online appearing to show the moment armed police gunned down the three knife-wielding terrorists.
Xavier Thomas, 45, is thought to have been struck by the terrorists' van on the bridge and witnesses reported him being thrown into the water.
"I was trying to help him and he pointed his baton towards the attacker and said "get him".
Of the two men arrested on the street, one aged 27 was arrested on suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts and the second aged 33 was arrested for on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs.
Police said on Wednesday night that they had arrested another three men, meaning that they are now questioning five men in connection with the attack. A search was continuing at the address where the man was arrested. "Innocent people are killed in this action".
"He was killed during the terrorist attack at Borough Market".