Seven Dead Following Van And Knife attack In London

Seven people are now dead following last night’s van and knife attack on London Bridge and at Borough Market.

48 others are injured – including some from New Zealand, Australia and France.

Armed officers shot dead 3 suspects within 8-minutes of the first emergency call.


Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick says they’re trying to establish who’s responsible.

The British Prime Minister says the UK has a robust counter terrorism strategy in place.

The UK’s emergency COBRA meeting has now finished and Theresa May addressed the media outside Downing Street where she confirmed that the UK General election will go ahead as a planned on Thursday.

Here, the president Michael D Higgins offered his sympathies to the people of London.

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny described the killings as “sheer madness” – and said Ireland would continue close security co-operation with the UK.

The Department of Foreign Affairs says anyone with serious concerns for Irish citizens in London can contact them on 01- 408 2000.