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Van hits pedestrians in terror attack near London mosque

A man driving a van ploughed into a crowd of pedestrians near a Muslim community centre in north London in what police are treating as a terrorist attack.

The Muslim Council of Britain said the attack, which occurred shortly after midnight on Monday morning, came as worshippers were leaving the nearby Finsbury Park Mosque, which was ending late-night prayers for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

One man was declared dead at the scene, though police said it was unclear if he was killed by the van. Ten others were hurt, with police saying two had suffered severe injuries. All the victims were Muslim, police said.

A 47-year-old white man was arrested, said police, who were called to the area at 21 minutes after midnight after receiving reports of a vehicle hitting

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