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British Home Secretary Amber Rudd says police "immediately" treated a fatal incident outside a London mosque as a suspected terrorist attack.

"I will chair an emergency meeting later this morning". It said its prayers are with the victims.

Scotland Yard said that one person had been arrested in the apparent attack.

The man killed in the attack was pronounced dead at the scene in northern London, and eight of the injured were taken to hospitals. "Some of them he took a few metres (along the road)".

She added: "I saw a lot of people injured". Police said he was already receiving first aid when the attack unfolded.

CNN national terror analyst Peter Bergen said the Finsbury Park neighborhood has a large Muslim population and the nearby mosque had a notorious reputation as a place where Islamist militants used to gather.

Several hundred worshippers would have been in the area at the time after attending prayers as part of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. An armed police officer mans a cordon on the Seven Sisters Road at Finsbury Park where a vehicle struck pedestrians in London Monday, June 19, 2017.

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"Extra officers are on duty in the area to help reassure the local community", Police Commissioner Cressida Dick said.

The area is in Corbyn's Islington North constituency.

Islington's Seven Sisters Road, where the incident took place, is home to several mosques, and would have likely been filled with worshipers leaving late-night taraweeh prayers. Others searched the area with sniffer dogs. Traffic was shut down along a one-kilometre section of the road.

Finsbury Park mosque was once a notorious hub for radical Islamists but has entirely changed in recent years under new management.

- Abu Hamza, who was the mosque's imam from 1997 to 2003, was later extradited to the United States, where he was convicted of supporting al Qaeda and Taliban terrorists, and sentenced to life in prison in 2015.

Mohammed Shafiq of the Ramadhan Foundation, a Muslim organization, said that based on eyewitness reports, it seems to be a "deliberate attack against innocent Muslims".

In a statement, the police say they were called to the Seven Sisters Road by reports of collision with pedestrians.

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- Investigation of the incident is being carried out by the Counter Terrorism Command.

They killed eight people before being shot dead by police.

Vanzella said the north London community is very diverse, with churches of various faiths within blocks of one another.

On his Facebook page, Khan at the time called on Londoners "to pull together, and send a clear message around the world that our city will never be divided by these disgusting individuals who seek to harm us and destroy our way of life". Two others were treated for minor injuries.

On March 22, a man drove a rented auto into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in London and stabbed a police officer guarding the British parliament to death before being shot dead.

Five people were killed in the attack.

Manchester was also hit by a severe attack when a bomber killed more than 20 people at an Ariana Grande concert.

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