June 16 Issue

Night of Terror
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Night of Terror

London—Police lead people to safety in central London on the night of June 4, after three men in a van plowed into pedestrians on London Bridge. At least one of the men then got out of the vehicle and attacked patrons with a knife in nearby Borough Market, a popular spot for bars and cafés. All three men, who were wearing fake suicide belts, were shot dead by police during Saturday’s assault, the third such attack in Britain in three months. At least 11 people have been detained in a series of raids following the incident.
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