The representative of the Royal family met with Imam Muhammad Mahmoud, who called for calm a mob of Muslims, lashed out with his fists Darren Osborne, made arrival on the mosque in London’s Finsbury Park.
About it writes on Wednesday, June 21, the British tabloid The Daily Mail.
The meeting was held in Muslim welfare House (Muslim Welfare House), located next door to the mosque, and attended by the leaders of the London Muslim community and the pastors of the adherents of Islam. Discussed at this meeting was about how to respond to such incidents.
Recall that this car attack made 47-year-old Darren Osborne, an unemployed father of four children. His relatives told the Times that this man is mentally ill.
As a result of this attack one person was lost, 10 more got wounds and traumas. Eight victims required hospitalization, two of them in serious condition.
The investigating authorities did not comment on the publication of the British media, which with reference to the witnesses it was argued that Osborne jumped out of the car, screaming that he wants to «kill all Muslims».
The driver was beaten, Lynch was saved by an Imam of the local mosque. Osborne then handed over to law enforcement officials. The detainee was not drunk. After interrogation he was sent for psychiatric examination.
The mayor of London Sadiq Khan said in an interview with Sky News that we are talking about the «devastating terrorist attack», putting it on par with the terrorist attacks on Westminster bridge, London bridge and Manchester committed by Islamists.
He stressed that in all cases it was about «attacks on our shared values such as freedom, tolerance and mutual respect.»
«Terrorism is terrorism, whether it is inspired by Islamist ideology or other forms of «inspiration»,» – said the mayor of the British capital. Sadiq Khan, expressed his condolences to the relatives of the victims of these attacks and the victims of the fire at Grenfell Tower.
The Muslim Council of Britain said the incident was «an act of Islamophobia» and urged the authorities to strengthen security measures around mosques in the country.