London van incident is ‘potential terrorist attack’: PM

Agence France-Presse | Published: 11:39, Jun 19,2017 | Updated: 12:26, Jun 19,2017

 
 
Theresa May

British prime minister Theresa May. — AP file photo

British prime minister Theresa May said an incident in which a van ploughed through pedestrians near a mosque in north London overnight was being treated ‘as a potential terrorist attack’.

‘I will chair an emergency meeting later this morning. All my thoughts are with the victims, their families and the emergency services on the scene,’ she said in a statement on Monday.

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