Jeremy Corbyn and Sadiq Khan lead politicians condemning London mosque attack

Monday, June 19, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn and Sadiq Khan have led the condemnation of the terror attack in north London in the early hours of Monday. 

The attack saw a man drive a van into a crowd of people leaving a mosque on Seven Sisters Road around 12:20am this morning.

One person died and ten others were injured as a result, and the man - who is reported to have shouted "kill me, I want to kill all Muslims" - has been arrested by the police. 

The attack happened in the constituency of Highbury & Islington, which is represented by Jeremy Corbyn in Parliament. 

He posted this on Twitter: 

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London and a Muslim himself, tweeted this in response to the incident:

Prime Minister Theresa May has yet to make a public statement - she is believed to be chairing a meeting of the Government's emergency Cobra committee.