UK police release people arrested after London attack without charge
Jun 11 2017
Londonpolice on Monday named two of the three attackers who killed seven people near London Bridge late on Saturday and injured dozens more.
Redouane had dual nationality - Moroccan and Libyan - living in Dublin and working as a chef. Redouane was not known to the authorities, according to the police.
Abz, a father of two children, appeared to pray to an Islamic State flag in a London park in a TV documentary about the behaviour and motivations of British extremists. Authorities suspect Butt was radicalized in the United Kingdom and not in Pakistan, the newspapers said.
As the investigation expanded to look at how the men knew one another and whether they were part of a larger conspiracy, Pakistani intelligence authorities swooped Tuesday into the town of Jhelum, where Khurum Butt lived until the time he was 7, when he moved to Britain. Police said he also used the name of Rachid Elkhdar and a different date of birth that gave his age as 25.
The SITE Intelligence Group said on Sunday ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack. They included seven women and five men who were arrested following the attack, while a 55-year-old man and 53-year-old woman arrested at the same address in Barking have been released. James McMullan, 32, is also believed to be among the victims of the London Bridge terror attacks after his bank card was found on a body at the scene, his sister Melissa McMullan told reporters yesterday.
Zaghba, whose Italian mother lives near the city of Bologna, was stopped at the airport there in 2016 when he was trying to fly to Turkey, city prosecutor Giuseppe Amato told broadcaster Radio24.
The police said searches were continuing and nobody had been detained.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull told Melbourne Radio 3AW: "Kirsty Boden was a young nurse who went to help victims of the attack and tragically has been killed by these cowardly, vicious terrorists".
The first victim named was Canadian Christine Archibald, 30, who died in her fiance's arms after being hit by the speeding van on London Bridge.
The surveillance camera footage shows the first police auto rolling forward as the attackers lunge at a man to stab him late Saturday night.
"Armed response officers then responded very quickly and bravely and confronted the three male suspects who were shot and killed on Borough Market", Rowley said.
Three Metropolitan Police officers and one British Transport Police officer were injured during the attack, the police said in a statement Monday, and one of the officers is still in serious condition.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan joined the capital's paramedics in paying tribute near London Bridge.
Zaghba's mother, who is a convert to Islam, told police she was anxious about her son when she went to collect him after he was stopped at the airport, an investigative source said.
Collina said she last spoke to her son two days before the attack and that in retrospect she realises "it was a goodbye call".
"We have given increased powers to the police to be able to deal with terrorists - powers which Jeremy Corbyn has boasted he has always opposed", she said.
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Tuesday that he saw "no reason to rescind" the invitation to Trump for a state visit. She also said she agreed with the Muslim religious leaders who refused to recite funeral prayers for the attackers.
"I feel like I did what any other person would have done", he said. O'Leary was one of 13 people arrested after Saturday's attacks.