Family of London attacker are 'devastated'

The driver of the van has reportedly been arrested

The driver of the van has reportedly been arrested

A driver plowed into a crowd of Muslim worshippers outside a north London mosque early Monday in an attack that police said they were investigating as a terrorist incident.

The family of a man suspected of driving a rented van into Muslim worshippers after they left prayers at a north London mosque say they are devastated at the "madness" of the attack.

Jeremy Corbyn called for all communities to remain strong against hate and racism as he spoke at a vigil, a stone's throw away from the scene of a suspected terror attack which saw Muslim pedestrians mown down with a van. We hope free legal advice will assist victims to deal with unforseen and sometimes complex legal issues that will arise in the weeks and months to come as a result of these terrible events'.

The Labour leader and local MP for Islington North spoke from the steps of north London's Finsbury Park Mosque. "Our hearts go out to the people who have been injured".

One man died at the scene, although he was receiving first aid at the time and it wasn't clear if he died as a result of the attack or from something else.

Prime Minister Theresa May described what happened as a "sickening attempt to destroy freedoms" in the United Kingdom.

The incident comes weeks after a van hit pedestrians on London Bridge and knife-wielding attackers killed eight people nearby.

"I'm not surprised that this happened, but I will tell you, one of the highlights that I'm glad that you all have placed some attention on, are the Muslim men who came out and captured this guy and held him for the police to come and take custody of him", Steve Rogers told the cast of "Fox and Friends" Monday.

In a statement, the family said: "We are massively shocked; it's unbelievable, it still hasn't really sunk in".

Pub regular Phil Henry said Osborne was kicked out of the Hollybush pub on Saturday after shouting about Islam.

"He came in here and he was just staring before he started shouting".

However, his neighbour, Khadijeh Sherizi, herself a Muslim, said he was "so normal" and "seemed polite and pleasant to me".

Nine of the injured survivors of the Finsbury Park attack are being treated in hospital, while the other two had minor injuries that were treated on the scene. "I know him. I've lived here for five years, he was already living here when I moved in", said 50-year-old Saleem Naema.

"We are Muslim, but I am white", Sherizi said.

She said: "I will chair an emergency meeting later this morning". "Sometimes I feel threatened with my veil on".

After Monday's attack, the alleged assailant was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and later charged with the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism, including murder and attempted murder. "I know exactly what people are thinking by their looks", she said.

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