In the center of London, an attack with the use of knives was carried out. Police uniforms and medical teams on Friday afternoon, November 29, were pulled to the London Bridge, connecting the districts of City and Southwark. Two people were killed in the attack, police said. Accurate information on the number of victims is currently not available.

The alleged attacker is a man, he was shot dead by law enforcement officers at the scene, a police spokesman told reporters. A fake explosive device was found on his body. No further details are provided. Law enforcement authorities did not name possible motives and called for refraining from speculation. At the same time, the head of the Counter-Terrorism Directorate of Scotland Yard, Neil Basu, confirmed that the incident was recognized as a terrorist incident.

London Mayor Sadik Aman Khan urged residents to "remain strong and united in the face of terror." "Those who seek to attack and divide us will never succeed," he stressed.

Traffic on the London Bridge is blocked in both directions. Metro trains pass the station of the same name without stops. The presence of police in the streets of the British capital will be strengthened in the coming days. Eyewitnesses who could capture what happened in the photo and video are encouraged to share these materials.

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