England: Finsbury Park mosque attack… one dead and 10 injured

“Finsbury Park Attack: Van hits Muslim worshippers…”

“A van has hit and injured worshippers as they left a Muslim welfare centre in north London.

One man died but police said it was unclear whether his death happened as a result of the attack.

Another witness, Adil Rana, 24, said: “The van was driving towards us to try and basically hit us at speed.

“When he got arrested, he was taunting, saying, ‘I’d do it again, I’d do it again’.””


“Police… arrest ‘terror attacker who ploughed into a crowd…”

  • A van ploughed into a crowd outside Muslim Welfare House near Finsbury Park Mosque at around 12.20am
  • 48-year-old arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after one person died and ten were injured in attack
  • Muslims were leaving taraweeh, late night prayers observed during the festival of Ramadan when the van hit 
  • Confirmed fatality is man who was receiving first aid from members of the public at a bus stop at the time
  • Suspect yelled: ‘I’m going to kill all Muslims – I did my bit’ and he smiled, waved and blew kisses at witnesses
  • Imam and other worshippers pinned him down and urged them to kill him but they kept him there until arrest 
  • Attack slammed as ‘the most violent manifestation’ of Islamophobia as PM called emergency Cobra meeting
  • Police say incident is being treated as terror and praised ‘restraint’ of locals who arrested suspect at scene
  • Officers swoop on South Wales village company after their £80-a-day vehicle was used in mosque attack
  • White suspect arrested at the scene of the attack was not known to the police or MI5, says Government
  • Do you know the Finsbury Park suspect? Email steph.cockroft@mailonline.co.uk or phone 02036151786


“Finsbury Park mosque attack latest”


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