Richard Gear Evans, who is the son of the van hire company’s boss, responded to messages of support on his Facebook, writing: ‘It’s my dad’s company I don’t get involved, it’s a shame they don’t hire out a steam rollers or tanks could have done a tidy job then.’
At least one person was killed and 10 others were injured in the assault, which authorities were treating as a terrorist attack.
The Church of England must step up security to protect staff and worshippers as they could be targeted as Britain faces a “severe” threat of terror from Islamist attackers, an expert in church security has said.
The video asserts the conspiracy theory that the various terrorist acts and massacres were staged and actors were made to play the victims — so-called “crisis players.”
The arrest brings to four the number of men being held in connection with Saturday’s attack, in which eight people died.
Khuram Butt, 27, worked at Ummah Fitness in Ilford with Sajeel Shahid, 41, a member of Anjem Choudary’s al-Muhajiroun network who was accused of helping train the 7/7 bomb ringleader.
Yet Butt was deemed a ‘low priority’ by police and MI5 despite his links to Choudhury, Europe’s most notorious hate preacher.
We’ve seen that here in Canada, where Justin Trudeau refuses to even say the term “Islamist terrorism,” and has refused to strengthen our defences against the terror threat.
And yet, even in the United Kingdom, the government there has failed miserably in defending their people.
The third London Bridge attacker was identified Tuesday as a 22-year-old, Moroccan-born Italian who had been previously stopped by security forces who suspected he was bound for Syria and reportedly notified U.K. authorities, according to British police and Italian media.
Sadiq Khan has called for Donald Trump’s state visit to Britain to be cancelled after the US President once more lashed out at the Mayor of London over last weekend’s terror attack.
MSNBC’s Richard Lui appears to be testing the limits of irresponsible media coverage of terrorist incidents. Up until now, the press has fretted in the aftermath of such attacks about possible retaliations or “backlash” against Muslims or others not involved in them, even though such misguided revenge-seeking has rarely occurred. Saturday evening, Lui worried about police “overreacting” shortly after terror attacks in London which, as of the time of this post, had taken the lives of seven innocents and injured 48 others, including 21 critically.
Senior Vice President for Policy and Programs Fred Fleitz of the Center for Security Policy joined SiriusXM host Joel Pollak on Monday’s Breitbart News Daily to talk about the London Bridge terror attack.
Security barriers were installed overnight on three London bridges after Saturday night’s terrorist attack that saw a white van mow down pedestrians on London Bridge.
One of the terrorists who attacked London on Saturday, killing seven people and wounding dozens more, had been previously known to police and MI5, the Financial Times reported. Khuram Shazad Butt, 27, had been investigated in 2015, the same year he was filmed praying in front of an ISIS flag at Regent’s Park in 2015, according to the Financial Times.
Imams and religious leaders from across the country and a range of schools of thought have come together to issue a public statement condemning the recent terror attack in London and conveying their pain at the suffering of the victims and their families.
In an unprecedented move, they have not only refused to perform the traditional Islamic prayer for the terrorist – a ritual that is normally performed for every Muslim regardless of their actions – but also have called on others to do the same.
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Is this the country whose leader once pledged “We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender”? And that was said when the UK was being faced with daily devastating attacks across the whole of England that killed hundreds by the world’s largest and most effective air force of the time, not just a ragtag bunch of religious zealots wearing tin cans armed with carving knives.