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United Kingdom: Police close London and Southwark Bridges after van hits pedestrians June 3 /update 2

Police close London and Southwark Bridges in both directions after van hits pedestrians on London Bridge on June 3; avoid the area

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/3/2017, 12:00 AM until 6/3/2017, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION London

Event

Authorities have closed both sides of London Bridge on the night of Saturday, June 3, after a van reportedly hit pedestrians. Police officers are on the scene. According to media sources, a number of people have been injured. Unconfirmed reports said that there was gunfire at the scene and that some pedestrians may have been stabbed following the crash. The London Bridge station  and the Southwark Bridge have been closed. Details are still emerging. Avoid the area.

Advice

Individuals in London are advised to monitor the situation and to avoid the area.

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