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29 Nov 2019 | 05:33 PM UTC

UK: Stabbing attack in London being treated as terrorist incident November 29 /update 2

United Kingdom News Alert

Police declare stabbing attack in London a terrorist incident November 29; heightened security presence and associated disruptions expected over coming hours

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/29/2019, 12:00 AM until 11/30/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION London

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Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu announced that a stabbing attack that took place in London at approximately 14:00 (local time) on Friday, November 29, is being treated as a terrorist incident. The suspected assailant, who was reportedly wearing a fake explosive vest, wounded several people in the attack before being shot dead by police on London Bridge. London Bridge, Borough market, London Bridge station, and surrounding areas remain locked down as of 17:00 (local time) on Friday amid ongoing investigations. All rail service has been suspended at London Bridge station.

A heightened security presence is to be expected in London over the near term amid ongoing investigations. Associated disruptions, such as road closures and public transport delays, are to be expected in the affected area over the coming hours.


Individuals in London are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the area of the incident, anticipate a heightened security presence and transportation disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.


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