- The Sun
WARNING: The below video contains footage some may find upsetting. Video shows moment terrorists were shot down by police during a stabbing spree. Just hours after it was published, police made three more arrests.
The Sun newspaper has obtained dramatic footage of the London Bridge and Borough Market attackers being shot dead by police on Saturday night.
The video, which was published on Wednesday evening, shows Khuram Shazad Butt, Rachid Redouane, and Youssef Zaghba attacking a man with their knives.
- The Sun
Police then quickly arrive on the scene in Borough Market and the trio of terrorists are shot dead. They were apprehended just eight minutes after the first emergency services call.
The video below is taken from ITV News. It is a heavily edited and pixelated version of the one published by The Sun.
Butt, Redouane, and Zaghba killed eight people and injured 48 others when they drove into pedestrians in a white van on London Bridge. They then stalked the streets of nearby Borough Market, stabbing people eating and drinking in pubs and restaurants on Saturday evening.
The Sun published its video before the Metropolitan Police made three further arrests in connection with the attack. Two were arrested on a street in Ilford, east London, while the third was detained during a property search in the same area of the city. In a statement, police said:
“Of the two men arrested on the street; one – aged 27 – was arrested on suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts (contrary section 5 Terrorism Act 2006).
“The second – aged 33 – was arrested for on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs.
“The third man arrested, at the residential address in Ilford – aged 29 – was also arrested suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts (contrary section 5 Terrorism Act 2006).”
This is the latest in a long line of arrests and raids. A 30-year-old made was detained in Ilford on Wednesday. Late on Monday, police released without charge all 12 people that were initially detained on Sunday in police raids on two addresses in Barking, east London, in connection with Saturday’s terrorist attacks.