London van attack suspect unknown to security services

Osborne was arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism including murder and attempted murder. Officials say it is unclear whether or not he died from injuries sustained during the attack or from a previous health issue for which he was already receiving first aid when the attack occurred.South Wales Police confirmed that 24 hours before the London attack it had responded to a 101 call following reports of an “insecure van” in the Llanedeyrn area of Cardiff.Witnesses at the scene described it as a deliberate attack and senior officers said it was being treated as a “terrorist incident”. He was grabbed at the scene by locals and pinned down until police arrived.In a separate telephone interview, his mother said she “screamed” when she saw his image on the television.In a telephone interview with ITV News, mum Christine only found out her son was in custody after seeing him on television.Mamhoud was joined by several other bystanders who formed a protective ring around the suspect until police hustled him into the back of a van, the Evening Standard reported.The attack was the fourth since March in Britain and the third to involve a vehicle deliberately driven at pedestrians.Speaking to Sky News, Mahmoud said: “My faith is an integral part of me and it dictates everything about my decision-making, but at the same time as a human I can’t allow another human to be harmed unnecessarily”.Screen capture from video showing police arresting Darren Osborne, the suspect in a car-ramming attack at Finsbury Park mosque, June 19, 2017.Witnesses said the suspect was shouting “I’m going to kill Muslims”, and was waving and smiling after he brought carnage to Seven Sisters Road.An ex-schoolmate, who attended Broadoak Mathematics and Computing College with him, said: “I went to school with him, I’ve known him for 35 years, it’s 100 per cent him”.Authorities said the victims were all from the Muslim community. Police, who haven’t formally named him, said Tuesday they could not release details on whether the attacker was drunk at the time of the attack or whether he was on other medication.”There’ll be a zero tolerance toward hate crime“, Mr Khan said.An English cardinal has condemned an attack against Muslims who had gathered close to a London mosque.In addressing those fears, Mrs May said hatred and evil would never succeed, and described the latest attack as “every bit as sickening as those which have come before”.