London Bridge Gun Fire Incident : Several Injured ; Suspect was shot by Police

London Bridge Incident (Twitter video screenshot)

Online Desk, London : London Bridge incidents . Several people in London have been injured and a man has been detained, according to the U.K’s Met Police, following multiple media reports of a shooting near the London Bridge area.

The police said it was dealing with an incident at London Bridge at around 2 p.m. local time, adding it was called to a stabbing at a premises near to London Bridge.

Authorities have closed off London Bridge and warned commuters at the nearby train station not to travel on the bridge or on Tooley Street. Traffic is at a standstill on the bridge with a parked at a 90-degree angle across the road.

A tweet from the London Ambulance Service has described it as a major incident.

Armed police shot a man on London Bridge today as up to five people were injured, witnesses claimed the suspect was brandishing a knife and crowds fled in terror.

Video filmed at the scene this afternoon shows at least four people struggling with a man on the ground before armed police officers drag him away and fire a shot.

Officers then back away from the suspect as he lies still moving on the ground. One of the men can be seen holding a knife.

The incident comes two and a half years after the 2017 terrorist attack on London Bridge which saw three men kill eight people and injure 48 others.

Witnesses said there appeared to be a scuffle on the southern side of the bridge with several men attacking another man at about 2 pm this afternoon.

News Source : CNBC, Dailymail UK and Twitter

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