British police name two London attackers

June 05, 2017
Two women embrace in front of a floral tribute in the London Bridge area of London earlier today. Police arrested several people and are widening their investigation after a series of attacks described as terrorism killed several people and injured more than 40 others in the heart of London on Saturday. (AP)

Police in the United Kingdom have named two of the terrorists involved in the London Bridge attack as Khuran Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane.

On Saturday three men travelling in a white van mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge, killing seven people.

It was reported that the men alighted the van and started stabbing the pedestrians violently.

The men were shot and killed by responding armed police officers.