What to Know About the Deadly Crash Near a London Mosque


Shortly after midnight Monday, a vehicle crashed into pedestrians outside a mosque in northern London, killing at least one man and injuring 10 others. Police say they have arrested a 48-year-old man who was driving the vehicle when it veered off the road and collided with a crowd of Muslims who were leaving the mosque after Ramadan prayers. Authorities are treating the incident as a potential terrorist attack.

The deadly collision bookends a tragic month in the U.K., which has seen two separate terror attacks and a fatal fire in less than four weeks.

Here’s what you need to know:

What happened?

Authorities received reports that a van had collided with pedestrians on Seven Sisters Road in the Finsbury Park neighborhood of northern London shortly after midnight Monday. The crash occurred just outside a mosque, where worshippers had congregated after prayer services marking the holy month of Ramadan, according to…

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