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London attackers - what we know so far

Press Association logoPress Association 5/06/2017

What we know so far about the three London attackers:

:: One lived in Barking, east London, and recently hired the van used in the attack. He had asked a neighbour about where he could hire a van.

:: A friend of the man told the BBC Asian Network he had reported him to the anti-terror hotline after he began expressing increasingly radical views and justifying terror attacks, but the friend said he was never arrested.

:: Residents at the Elizabeth Fry flats in King's Road, Barking - where a number of arrests were made on Sunday - said they recognised the attacker from a photograph and said he was of middle-eastern or Pakistani origin, had children, and had lived in the area for a number of years.

:: One neighbour described how the man once advised him of the need to be a faithful Muslim.

:: All three were wearing what looked like explosive vests, but these were later found to be hoaxes. At least one was wearing combat trousers.

:: Armed with 30 centimetre knives they shouted "this is for Allah" as they made their way through pubs and restaurants in Borough Market.

:: Addresses in Barking and East Ham were raided in connection with the attack.

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