Terrorist organization «Islamic state» late in the evening of June 4 issued a statement that takes responsibility for the attacks in London, perpetrated on Saturday evening. The text was transmitted through the Agency of the Amaq, said Reuters.
In a statement, IG said, «the group of militants «Islamic state» has made yesterday’s attack in London.»
— After the terrorist attacks in London. Photos
On Saturday evening, June 3, on London bridge, the car crashed into a group of pedestrians, then got out three terrorists, armed with knives that attacked people. The militants also attacked people at one of the restaurants on site food market Borough Market.
In the attack, seven people were killed, 48 were injured. Among the dead, in addition to UK citizens, there are citizens of Canada and France. There are foreigners among the wounded.
All the terrorists involved in the attack, was destroyed by police within eight minutes after receipt of the first message of an armed attack.
On suspicion of involvement in preparing a terrorist attack arrested 12 people, including four women.
It was the third terrorist attack in the UK over the past three months.
22 March on Westminster bridge in London was done hitting on passers-by, the terrorist jumped out of the car and, armed with two knives, ran to the Parliament building where he wounded a few people. Only after that the police managed to shoot the terrorist, who was the British-born 52-year-old Khalid Masud. As a result of the attack four people were killed and several dozen were injured.
22 may stadium Manchester Arena in Manchester was a terrorist attack, which killed 22 people and more than 60 were injured. The executor of the attack was 22-year-old Salman, Abadi, a native of Manchester Libyan origin.