In response to these incidents, police have posted a shelter-in-place graphic to Twitter, telling people in the areas to run or hide and to alert police when it is safe to do so. The BBC cited police as saying there had been more than one fatality.
Metropolitan police said early Sunday that the vests were fake.
- Who? It was not clear who might be responsible for the attack.
London Bridge is one of the main arteries leading into the heart of the City business district in the British capital.
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The London Ambulance Service said there were at least 20 people injured in the attacks on Saturday night. The Sun reported that three men with "hunting knives" jumped out of vehicles and starting stabbing people.
Witnesses described a white van careering into pedestrians near London Bridge and knocking over several people. "It looked to me that the van was aiming at the people". The assailant and four other people were killed, and 40 others were injured.
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"It was horrendous", he said.
He said bar staff initially told everyone to evacuate the area and then sent people back downstairs when it emerged how serious the situation was. "The patrons sheltered in the basement and police then arrived at the scene".
Nick Brandon of British Transport Police said the force had received reports of "multiple" casualties.
The van crashed into fences by Southwark Cathedral and the railway bridge.
The photo, taken outside the Wheatsheaf pub in Borough Market, shows a man wearing camouflage pants and with some kind of device attached to his torso on the ground. "Everyone in the bar started pushing people from the exits", one witness who gave his name as Brian, 32, told Reuters. "We were shouting "stop, stop" and people threw chairs at them", the chef said.
"Around the corner there was a guy with a stab wound on his neck".
"By the time I realized I was going the wrong way home, it happened", Sciotto told the Daily News. But they said later that turned out to be an unrelated stabbing.
It is the second reported terror attack in London this year.
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"We have now taken over 30 patients to five hospitals across London following the incident at London Bridge".
"Whatever the United States can do to help out in London and the UK, we will be there - WE ARE WITH YOU".
"They have not been able to confirm to us that at this stage all of the terrorists have been accounted for".
London's Metropolitan Police said the events were being treated as "terrorist incidents".
The Sun newspaper, whose offices are beside London Bridge, reported hearing explosions about three hours after the attacks began.
"There was one man who said he had been slashed in the face".
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