Police Name Two London Attackers As Khuram Butt And Rachid Redouane

Nick Mcbride
June 6, 2017

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the brazen attack that started on London Bridge, where three attackers drove a rented white van onto a sidewalk and into pedestrians. Two of those detained have been released. One among them, Khuram Shazad Butt is a known face, having appeared in a 2016 Channel 4 documentary, "The Jihadis next door".

"He has more important things to do than respond to Donald Trump's ill-informed tweet that deliberately takes out of context his remarks urging Londoners not to be alarmed when they saw more police - including armed officers - on the streets", they said.

Six other people died, while four dozen others were injured.

But London mayor Sadiq Khan said he was concerned about whether police had the resources they need, saying London had lost hundreds of millions of pounds from its policing budget, forcing it to close police stations and lose thousands of staff.

May's concession on Monday that she was "not afraid to say when President Trump gets things wrong" follows her openly complaining last month about US security agencies leaking details of the Manchester Arena suicide bombing, which British police said hurt their investigation.

"The Conservative plans mean another £400 million (RM2.1 billion) of cuts to the Met, as well as between £184 million and £700 million a year due to their changes to the police funding formula", Khan, a member of the opposition Labour Party, said in an email.

"People are going to look at the front pages today and they're going to say, 'How on earth could we have let this guy or possibly more through the net?'"

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The Gulf states have ordered Qataris to leave within 14 days and banned their own citizens from travelling to the emirate. In one store queues were up to 25-people deep as shoppers piled trollies high with supplies from rice to nappies.

"All I could see was one man at the front on the ground with a pool of blood forming", Kindschuh told WABC-TV.

"In such tragic hours, we implore the Holy Spirit to pour out his gift of comfort on those who grieve the loss of loved ones and on the dozens who were so tragically injured in this frightful attack", he said. Trump Jr.'s tweet was a response to attacks near Westminster Palace. Commissioner Mark Rowley said.

"Additionally, there are around 20,000 individuals who are former subjects of interest, whose risk remains subject to review by MI5 and its partners", he said.

"The security and intelligence services and police have stopped 18 plots since 2013".

The first fatal victim was reportedly identified as Canadian national Christine Archibald. Melissa McMullan told Sky News that police said her brother James McMullan's bank card had been found on one of the bodies. Police said in March that 52-year-old Khalid Masood drove a vehicle into pedestrians on the Westminster Bridge, killing four people before fatally stabbing a police officer.

Pressed on whether the comments could strain the relationship between the two countries in the aftermath of the terror attacks, Sanders said Trump was "extremely clear that we stand in complete solidarity" with London.

"May the Holy Spirit grant peace to the whole world", he said.

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