LONDON (WWJ) – One man is dead and 10 other people injured in a targeted attack on a crowd of worshipers leaving a London mosque after midnight Ramadan prayers.
A man driving a van drove into the crowd — killed one person at the scene and injured others.READ MORE: Mom Says Gaylord Tornado Was Right Behind Her As She Drove To Safety
The driver, identified only as a 48-year-old white male, tried to run away but was held by onlookers until officers arrived.
CBS News reports that a man who said he helped tackle the van driver to the ground and hold him there until police arrived said the suspect kept shouting that he “wanted to kill more Muslims.”READ MORE: Gilbert Family Foundation To Announce Legal Aid Investment For Renters Facing Eviction
Another witness, Khalid Amin, told the BBC that as members of the public seized the driver, “he was shouting, ‘all Muslims, I want to kill all Muslims.’ Literally, he said that. Word by word.”
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