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One dead, 10 injured in London mosque incident - police

Reuters logo Reuters 19/6/2017

One person was killed and 10 others injured on Monday when a van collided with pedestrians near a North London mosque in an incident which is being investigated by counter terrorism officers, police said.

"One man was pronounced dead at the scene," the Metropolitan police said in a statement.

Police said eight people had been taken to three separate hospitals and two people were treated at the scene for minor injuries.

Emergency crews attend to the scene after a vehicle collided with pedestrians in the Finsbury Park neighborhood of North London © REUTERS/Neil Hall Emergency crews attend to the scene after a vehicle collided with pedestrians in the Finsbury Park neighborhood of North London

A 48-year old van driver, who was detained by members of public at the scene and then arrested by police, has been taken to hospital and will be subject to a mental health assessment.

(Reporting by Costas; editing by Guy Faulconbridge)

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