Worshippers hit by van at London mosque- Muslim Council of Britain

​London vehicle hits pedestrians, police say 'number of casualties'

The Muslim Council of Britain also confirmed to the broadcaster that a van plowed into people on goal. The London Ambulance Service says the injured are being taken to hospitals.

Police are responding to reports of a van colliding with pedestrians outside a mosque in London, an incident that has resulted in "a number of casualties".

Several people reported on social media along with news outlets that the crash occurred near a mosque.

Witnesses at the scene said a van had struck people coming out of a mosque in Finsbury Park. The victims were thought to have been taking part in taraweeh - extra prayers at night - in the month of Ramadan.

Metropolitan Police said officers were called to the scene on Seven Sisters Road at around 12:20 a.m. Monday.

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Resident Cynthia Vanzella said said she was in bed when she heard people shouting.

Witnesses said the area was busy because worshippers had been attending evening prayers. A number of police and ambulances were in attendance.

No other details were immediately available.

On June 3, a van drove into a crowd of people walking on the London Bridge, followed by knife attacks that killed eight and wounded many others.Police killed three Muslim extremists who carried out the attack.

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