Two London Bridge attackers named as Khuram Butt and Rachid Redouane

U.K. police name 2 London attack suspects

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Seven people were killed and nearly 50 more wounded in the vicious attack that pitted unarmed Londoners and tourists against the knife-wielding terrorists.

Police and the M15 domestic security agency also acknowledged Monday that they had been aware of one of the three alleged London Bridge attackers, Khuram Shazad Butt, 27, a British citizen born in Pakistan, but they had no specific intelligence to indicate he was plotting a terrorist assault. Twelve people have so far been arrested.

Now, news agencies are reporting that one of the London Bridge attackers was known to authorities and even appeared in a television documentary past year about British extremists called "The Jihadis Next Door"-leaving many shaken British citizens weighing the toll of terror and wondering when enough is enough". "He was not a police or MI5 subject of interest", a police statement said. That fact provided a line of attack for Corbyn, who called on May to resign even as he said the best remedy was to vote her out.

Butt had featured in a Channel 4 documentary, The Jihadis Next Door, broadcast previous year.

Italian intelligence operatives notified British and Moroccan authorities after Italian cops stopped Zaghba in March 2016 at Bologna Airport bound for Istanbul, Italian security officials told Politico Europe.

It had been set at "critical" in the days after the Manchester concert bombing on May 22 that killed 22 people - reflecting a judgment that an attack might be imminent because accomplices with similar bombs might be on the loose.

The Conservatives, Labour, and the Scottish National Party all suspended campaigning Sunday for the second time this election.

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson acknowledged that the security services had to provide an answer.

All of them were arrested in the same complex, according to Britain's most senior counterterrorism official, Mark Rowley.

Ross Hedge says the attackers appeared to be leaving the restaurant where his daughter worked, but came back after spotting her.

It was confirmed by security sources in Ireland the attacker was carrying an ID card issued in Ireland. May has vowed to crack down on extremist content online, saying: "We cannot and must not pretend that things can continue as they are".

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Meanwhile, over 130 Imams & religious leaders from diverse backgrounds refuse to perform the funeral prayer for London attackers in an unprecedented move.

The number of police officers in England and Wales has fallen by around 20,000 since 2009, according to Home Office figures.

Prime Minister Theresa May warned that the country faced a new threat from copycat attacks.

But with Britons due to vote in a national election on Thursday, her decision to reduce the number of police officers in England and Wales by nearly 20,000 during her six years as interior minister from 2010 to 2016 shot to the top of the political agenda.

Dozens were injured, many of them critically, in the attack that started on the London Bridge, when three attackers swerved the vehicle into pedestrians and then, armed with knives, rampaged through Borough Market, slashing and stabbing anyone they could find.

Praise has been heaped upon the police for their swift response and bravery.

First responders were prominent in TV footage of the minute's silence, which showed police, firefighters and ambulance workers lined in mourning at stations and other public places.

"We have given increased powers to the police to be able to deal with terrorists, powers which Jeremy Corbyn has boasted he has always opposed", she said.

Trump maintained the feud with Khan on Monday, tweeting: "Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his "no reason to be alarmed" statement".

"Muslims must do more to stop such attacks from happening again", it continued. The 48 injured included people from Britain, France, Spain, Australia and New Zealand, in what May called "an attack on the free world".

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