Several people are injured as a vehicle hits pedestrians in the Finsbury Park area of north London and, police says.
“There are a number of casualties being worked on at the scene. There has been one person arrested,” police said in a statement on Monday.
After 12:20 am (2320 GMT), police received a report of collision on Seven Sisters Road, which runs through the Finsbury Park.
“There are a number of casualties being worked on at the scene,” London police said. “There has been one person arrested.”
According to some reports a van hit the crowd as at least one person was arrested in connection to the case.
“We have been informed that a van has run over worshippers as they left #FinsburyPark Mosque. Our prayers are with the victims,” said the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB), an umbrella body, on Twitter.
The head of the MCB, Harun Khan, also said in a tweet that the van had “intentionally” run over people leaving prayers during the holy month of Ramadan.
Three people were said to have been seriously injured near the mosque.
The incident bore the hallmarks of a terrorist attack in the British capital earlier this month.
Terror on and near the London Bridge left at least eight people dead and wounded almost 50 others on June 3.
Eight minutes after the first emergency call, armed police forces killed ringleader Khuram Butt, 27, Rachid Redouane, 30, and Youssef Zaghba, 22.
The three knife-wielding assailants drove a hired van into pedestrians on the bridge and stabbed others in Borough Market in an attack initially praised and subsequently claimed by the Daesh Takfiri group.
A similar attack on March 22 left five people dead after a man drove a rented car into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in London and stabbed a policeman to death.
Terrorist alert has been set at “severe” in Britain, meaning an attack is highly likely. – Press TV.