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Thu. Apr 9th, 2020

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Police Identifies London Bridge Knife Attacker, Links To Terror Groups

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The Metropolitan Police confirm the stabbings on London Bridge, where several were injured, was a terrorist incident.

The attacker was a convicted terrorist and was attending a Cambridge University conference on prisoner rehabilitation, according to The Times.

The report said the man had threatened to blow up Fishmongers’ Hall – where the conference was held, and the attack began – before proceeding to stab the victims. 

It went to quote unnamed Whitehall sources as saying he had been released from prison a year ago after serving time for a “terrorism-related offence”, and had agreed to wear an electronic tag.

Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister, sympathised with the victim’s family in a tweet:

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