Wednesday 13 December 2017

Three central London hospitals 'on lockdown' after London Bridge attacks

Police officers stand with people evacuated from the area after an incident near London Bridge in London, Britain June 4, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall
Police officers stand with people evacuated from the area after an incident near London Bridge in London, Britain June 4, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall
Rescue personnel assemble after an incident near London Bridge in London, Britain June 4, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay
People leave the area wearing foil blankets after an incident near London Bridge in London, Britain June 4, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay
Police officers with riot shields on Borough High Street as police are responding to three incidents in the capital, amid reports that a vehicle collided with pedestrians on London Bridge, Scotland Yard said. Officers are dealing with reports of stabbings in Borough Market, where armed officers attended and shots were fired. They are also at an incident in the Vauxhall area. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday June 3, 2017. See PA story POLICE Bridge. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
Police sniffer dogs on London Bridge as police are dealing with a "major incident" at London Bridge. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday June 3, 2017. See PA story POLICE Bridge. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
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Three major London hospitals said on Sunday that they were on lockdown after attacks near London Bridge late on Saturday in which up to seven people are feared dead.

"Due to the ongoing incident in central London, Guy's, St Thomas' & @EvelinaLondon are on lockdown to keep patients, relatives and staff safe," the authority that runs the hospitals said on Twitter.

Guy's Hospital is next to London BridThree central London hospitals say "on lockdown" after London Bridge attackge rail station, and St Thomas' Hospital and the Evelina children's hospital are located a mile away.

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