At least seven people have been killed in an attack that took place on Saturday night on London Bridge and in Borough Market.

Dozens more have been injured. A van was used to strike pedestrians on London Bridge.

The van preceded to Borough Market, where attackers exited the van and stabbed a number of people.

Police responded to the incident and halted the attack within eight minutes.

The London Ambulance Service has reported taking 48 people to hospital following the incident.

In a statement on Sunday Morning the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Cressida Dick confirmed 48 people had been injured.

Responding to questions, Dick stated that the police believed only three attackers were involved.

Armed police shot dead three male attackers within minutes of the first report of the incident, which according to the Metropolitan Police was received at 22.08 on Saturday.

Counter-Terrorism Policing has launched a public appeal for videos or pictures from the incident to contact them.

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