London Bridge terrorist attack: Mayor issues a statement saying it was a ‘cowardly terrorist attack’

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The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has issued a statement on Sunday comdeming Saturday night’s terrorist attack on London Bridge.

Khan said: “My thoughts are with everyone affected, and I’d like to thank the brave men and women of our emergency services who were first on the scene and will be working throughout the night.”

“I am in close contact with the Met Commissioner and senior officers and am being kept updated on all developments.

“I will be attending the government’s emergency Cobra meeting later this morning.”

Khan added: “The situation is still unfolding and I would ask all Londoners and visitors to our city to remain calm and vigilant.”

“We don’t yet know the full details, but this was a deliberate and cowardly attack on innocent Londoners and visitors to our city enjoying their Saturday night.”

“I condemn it in the strongest possible terms. There is no justification whatsoever for such barbaric acts.”

Kahn will be joining Theresa May and other officials at an emergency Cobra meeting Sunday morning.

 

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