A vehicle has hit pedestrians in the Finsbury Park area of north London near a mosque, injuring several people, police say.
Police said one person had been arrested after the incident, which occurred around 12:15 a.m. on June 19.
The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) said on Twitter that the incident occurred near the Finsbury Park Mosque and that a van “intentionally” hit worshippers leaving the mosque.
Witnesses told Sky News and the BBC that about 10 people were injured.
Police would only say that “there are a number of casualties being worked on at the scene.”
It was not immediately clear if the incident were terror-related or an accident, but Sky News reported that armed police were on the scene.
The Muslim Council said on Twitter that “we have been informed that a van has run over worshippers as they left #FinsburyPark Mosque. Our prayers are with the victims,” the council wrote.
The MCB leader, Harun Khan, said in a tweet that a van had “intentionally” run over people leaving midnight prayers at the mosque.
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