'They shouted 'this is for Allah', as they stabbed indiscriminately' - How the London terror attack unfolded:
"The attack came out of the blue and out of the night.
Beneath the shadow of The Shard, Europe’s tallest skyscraper, terror hit Britain’s streets again.
At shortly after 10pm, a white B&Q van being driven at speeds of up to 50 miles per hour mounted the pavement at London Bridge and ploughed into pedestrians, knocking them down like skittles. Reports suggested some victims were thrown into the water of the Thames below.
Others may have jumped in in an attempt to avoid the speeding vehicle.
The van came to a halt on the south side of the bridge but it wasn’t the end of the carnage.
Three men wielding knives 10 inches long began attacking passersby, even entering at least one restaurant to attack Saturday night diners.
One report suggested throats had been slashed by the marauders, likely to be Islamic State-inspired terrorists – although that had not been confirmed by the early hours of this morning..."