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Vehicle strikes pedestrians in London, several injured

IANS  |  London 

Several persons have been injured after a van struck a crowd of pedestrians near a north mosque in what police have called a "major incident", media reports said.

One person was arrested following the incident near Finsbury Park Mosque in Seven Sisters Road, the BBC reported.

"There are a number of casualties being worked on at the scene. There has been one person arrested," police said in a statement.

The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) said a van "intentionally" ran over worshippers. Many of the victims are believed to have just left evening prayers after breaking the Ramadan fast.

The Ambulance Service was responding to the incident.

Ambulance Service deputy director of operations Kevin Bate said: "We have sent a number of ambulance crews, advance paramedics and specialist responses teams to the scene.

"An advance trauma team from London's Air Ambulance has also been dispatched by car," he added.

--IANS

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Vehicle strikes pedestrians in London, several injured

Several persons have been injured after a van struck a crowd of pedestrians near a north London mosque in what police have called a "major incident", media reports said.

Several persons have been injured after a van struck a crowd of pedestrians near a north mosque in what police have called a "major incident", media reports said.

One person was arrested following the incident near Finsbury Park Mosque in Seven Sisters Road, the BBC reported.

"There are a number of casualties being worked on at the scene. There has been one person arrested," police said in a statement.

The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) said a van "intentionally" ran over worshippers. Many of the victims are believed to have just left evening prayers after breaking the Ramadan fast.

The Ambulance Service was responding to the incident.

Ambulance Service deputy director of operations Kevin Bate said: "We have sent a number of ambulance crews, advance paramedics and specialist responses teams to the scene.

"An advance trauma team from London's Air Ambulance has also been dispatched by car," he added.

--IANS

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(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Vehicle strikes pedestrians in London, several injured

Several persons have been injured after a van struck a crowd of pedestrians near a north mosque in what police have called a "major incident", media reports said.

One person was arrested following the incident near Finsbury Park Mosque in Seven Sisters Road, the BBC reported.

"There are a number of casualties being worked on at the scene. There has been one person arrested," police said in a statement.

The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) said a van "intentionally" ran over worshippers. Many of the victims are believed to have just left evening prayers after breaking the Ramadan fast.

The Ambulance Service was responding to the incident.

Ambulance Service deputy director of operations Kevin Bate said: "We have sent a number of ambulance crews, advance paramedics and specialist responses teams to the scene.

"An advance trauma team from London's Air Ambulance has also been dispatched by car," he added.

--IANS

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(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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