One dead after van rams pedestrians near London mosque; treated as potential terrorist attack

http://www.cnbc.com/2017/06/18/van-drove-into-a-crowd-of-people-near-l
BYEverett Rosenfeld
Published 8:12 PM ET Sun, 18 June 2017
Credit: Cynthia Vanzella

One man has died and ten others have been injured after a van drove into a crowd of people near a mosque in the Finsbury Park area of London during the early hours of Monday morning.

A 48-year-old man, who police say was driving the vehicle, has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. The suspect was initially held by members of the public at the scene of the crime, which took place on Seven Sisters Road shortly after midnight on Monday.

The man who died had reportedly been receiving first aid at the scene prior to the attack, but the police have stated they would be investigating any "causative link" between the attack and the man's death. A further ten people are being treated in hospital for their injuries.Two are said to be seriously injured.

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