30 November 2019
London Bridge Attack: British Muslims Commend Police and Public Response and Offer Condolences to Victims
Today the Muslim Council of Britain, the country’s leading British Muslim representative body, thanks the brave police officers and the selfless, heroic actions of the public who swiftly responded to the attack by a convicted terrorist. The Council also offers its condolences to the victims and their loved ones.
The perpetrator’s violent action to sow division in our society should be challenged in the strongest possible terms.
We all want to live in a secure and peaceful country. All of us are anxious to understand how a known terrorist was able to carry out this this act.
MCB Secretary General, Harun Khan, said:
“Once again we have witnessed a horrific act of violence on our streets targeting innocent people. Sadly we mourn the loss of two people and my condolences go out to their loved ones. We praise the swift actions of our emergency services in containing the incident and preventing further loss of life.
“We now need to seek out from the authorities how a convicted terrorist was able roam our streets and place the general public in such danger.”