2 DEAD IN LONDON BRIDGE STABBING- MAN SHOT BY POLICE
London Met’ police said they were called to a stabbing, on 11/29/2019, just before 14:00. A number of people were stabbed and one man has been shot by police & other 5 injured, the force said.
The suspect, who died at the scene, was believed to have been wearing a hoax explosive device, police said and declared the attack a terrorist incident.
Several bypassers men restrained the assailant. Police then arrived quickly and a number of shots were fired at him, he said. Footage has emerged on social media of a man apparently being pinned down by members of the public on the bridge.
Another man in a suit and jacket could be seen running from him, having apparently retrieved a large knife.
Police later updated that 2 members of the public have died after the stabbing attack at London Bridge .
The attacker, named by police as 28-year-old Usman Khana(Pic-L), a former prisoner convicted of terrorism offences, was out of prison on licence at the time of the attack, in which a man and a woman were killed and three others were injured.
Although Usman Khan was originally classed as never to be released unless deemed no longer a threat but this condition was later lifted. He was freed in licence, with an electronic tag, in December 2018 after serving 7 years , out of 16 years sentence, behind bars.
Usman khan seized the opportunity to commit the attack while invited to Cambridge University-backed prison education program ‘ Learning Together’ holding a conference there on Friday 11/29/2019.
** I.S.I.S has claimed, on Saturday 11/30/2019 evening through related social media, responsibility for the attack but it is not clear if there was really an operational connection between the perpetrator Usman Khan and the Jihadi organization .
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