Several injured as vehicle hits worshipers leaving mosque in London

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Several people are injured as a vehicle hits pedestrians in the Finsbury Park area of north London and, police says.

“There are a number of casualties being worked on at the scene. There has been one person arrested,” police said in a statement on Monday.

A man armed with knife reportedly leaped out of the vehicle and stabbed at least one person.

After 12:20 am (2320 GMT), police received a report of collision on Seven Sisters Road, which runs through the Finsbury Park.

“There are a number of casualties being worked on at the scene,” London police said. “There has been one person arrested.”

According to some reports a van hit the crowd as at least one person was arrested in connection to the case.

“We have been informed that a van has run over worshippers as they left #FinsburyPark Mosque. Our prayers are with the victims,” said the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB), an umbrella body, on Twitter.

The head of the MCB, Harun Khan, also said in a tweet…

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