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1 dead, 10 injured in London terror attack near mosque

LONDON—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.Ten people were injured and police said a man died at the scene, though he was receiving first aid at the time and it wasn’t clear if he died as a result of the attack or something else."I want to kill more Muslims," the driver shouted, according to witnesses.Police said the 48-year-old man who was driving the van that hit people leaving evening prayers at the Finsbury Park mosque has been arrested and taken to a hospital as a precaution. He was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. Police have not released his identity. Eight of the injured were taken to hospitals, police said.Article Continued BelowMetropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said police are investigating whether the death of the man who was being given first aid was a direct result of the attack, but it was too early to say for sure.Read more: 79 now believed to have died in Grenfell Tower fireLondon police, already stretched by a series of recent tragedies including a high-rise fire in which 79 people are presumed dead and a terror attack near London Bridge that killed seven people, said they are putting more officers on the street to reassure the public. Muslim leaders called for calm.“London is a city of many faiths and many nationalities. An attack on one community is an attack on all of us,” Police Commissioner Cressida Dick said. “Terrorists will not succeed in their attempts to divide us and make us live in fear.”

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