- A van ploughed into a crowd on Seven Sisters Road near Finsbury Park Mosque at around 20 past midnight
- Muslims were leaving taraweeh, late night prayers observed during the festival of Ramadan when the van hit
- A white man was pictured being arrested by officers at the scene after he was pinned by worshipers
- It is believed the victims were trying to help a man who had collapsed at a bus stop with a medical issue
Two people are feared dead after pedestrians were hit by a white van driver near a renowned north London mosque, in what is being described as a ‘terrorist attack’.
One man has been arrested after the van ploughed into a crowd outside Finsbury Park Mosque, as they finished taraweeh, Ramadan evening prayers.
Eyewitnesses reported seeing bystanders wrestle the suspect to the floor and pin him down until officers arrived at around 20 past midnight, after he allegedly screamed ‘I want to kill all Muslims’.
Others added that the congregation of victims were heroically trying to save a man who had collapsed at a bus stop.
Two police officers help a victim towards an ambulance car as devastated bystanders watch on in horror following the attack
Police were called just after midnight to reports of a vehicle in collision with pedestrians in Seven Sisters Road