US News Theresa May: The Finsbury Park Mosque attack was 'evil' terrorism that will never succeed

14:45  19 june  2017
14:45  19 june  2017 Source:   MSN

Corbyn hails emergency services for ‘timely response’ to ‘terror on the streets’

  Corbyn hails emergency services for ‘timely response’ to ‘terror on the streets’ The Labour leader lives close to the scene.Mr Corbyn, who lives close to the scene, said he became aware of the incident very quickly as police responded early on Monday.

One News Page United Kingdom > Front Page > Finsbury Park Mosque attack is condemned as ‘ evil '. *London [U.K.], June 19 (ANI): British Prime Minister Theresa May has described the attack on worshippers near Finsbury Park mosque as a "terrible incident".*

Theresa May describes Finsbury Park mosque attack as a ‘terrible incident’. Richard Hartley-Parkinson for Metro.co.ukMonday 19 Jun 2017 4:08 am . There are believed to be around 10 casualties after worshippers were hit (Picture: PA).

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LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May has denounced the attack on Finsbury Park Mosque as an "act of evil" against the "ordinary and innocent".

Speaking at Number 10 Downing Street on Monday morning, May said no act of terrorism will succeed in dividing Britain.

"It was an attack that targeted the ordinary and the innocent," the prime minister said.

"Today we come together as we have done before to condemn this act and state an act of hatred of this kind will never succeed in dividing us.

"Like all terrorism, in whatever form, it shares the same goal: to drive us apart. We will not let this happen.

Corbyn hails emergency services for ‘timely response’ to ‘terror on the streets’

  Corbyn hails emergency services for ‘timely response’ to ‘terror on the streets’ The Labour leader lives close to the scene.Mr Corbyn, who lives close to the scene, said he became aware of the incident very quickly as police responded early on Monday.

The chairman of the Finsbury Park Mosque , Mohammed Kozbar, has complained that the "mainstream media" was unwilling to call the attack a terrorist incident for many hours. ___ 7:20 a . m . British Prime Minister Theresa May says she will chair an emergency meeting Monday morning

Worshippers attending Ramadan prayers had been emerging from the Finsbury Park mosque when the vehicle struck. Prime Minister Theresa May is due to chair an emergency meeting on Monday morning, after police confirmed the incident was being treated as a “potential terrorist attack ”, she said.

"There has been far too much tolerance of extremism in this country," May added. "That's extremism of any kind — including Islamaphobia".

The prime minister was speaking in Westminster after a man who is yet to be named drove a white van into a group of worshippers exiting Finsbury Park Mosque, north London in the early hours of Monday morning.

The attack has killed one man and injured 10 others, so far. A 48-year-old man has been arrested. The police confirmed at 6:53 a.m. BST (1:53 a.m. ET) that they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the attack.

May confirmed that a white man, aged 48, was behind the attack, and was detained by members of the public at the scene in north London before being arrested by police. He could not yet be named for legal reasons.

She added that extra police forces have already been deployed on the streets of London, while security services will consider giving additional security to mosques in London and nationwide.

May chaired an emergency COBRA meeting on Monday morning following the attack.

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