A man has reportedly died and eight people injured after a van ran through a crowd of pedestrians near a north London mosque.
Metropolitan police confirmed that a 48-year-old man has been arrested for the attack which beside Finsbury Park Mosque.
The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) said a van “intentionally” ran over worshippers.
The body said it was a “violent manifestation of Islamophbia” and called for extra security around mosques.
An eyewitness told how he jumped out the way of the van as it struck.
He said: “He just came into all of us. There was a lot of people. We got told to move straight away.
“I was shocked, shocked, shocked. There were bodies around me.
“Thank God I just moved to the side. I just jumped. Everyone is hurt. Everyone is actually hurt.”