The Prime Minister of the UK, Theresa May has addressed the attack at Finsbury Park as a "terror incident." May will be setting up an emergency response meeting later on today it was reported. The Prime Minister extended her sympathies to the victims and their families who experienced the incident.

The van crash at Finsbury Park Mosque left several people injured and killed at least one person. According to the Telegraph, "The driver is said to have screamed: "I'm going to kill all Muslims".The incident happened when worshippers were leaving a Mosque, which is said to be one of the biggest in the country.

The attack took place during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The British police force stated that the van driver was detained by the public before he was arrested.

London is taking extra safety measures

Following the incident, London will assign extra police. The Mayor of London had called the attack “an assault on all our shared values of tolerance, freedom, and respect." It was only two weeks back when three Islamist militants ran into pedestrians on London Bridge. Following these incidents, the Muslim Council has called for more security at worship places. They further described the attack as the most extreme demonstration of Islamophobia.

The Assistant Security of the Muslim Council said that the van intentionally drove into a Group Of People who were attending to a sick man.

After ramming into the pedestrians, the driver fled the and was caught by members of the public before he could escape.

In another report by Mox News, some witnesses said that more than one person may have fled from the van.

Several attacks in the UK over the past months

The UK seems to have become a target for terror attacks.

On May 22, a suicide bomber killed 22 people at a concert in Manchester. That incident took place when the American pop singer Ariana Grande was performing in Manchester, Northern England.

In another attack on Westminister Bridge, a man rented the car that he used, stabbed a policeman to death and killed five people during the act, after which he was shot dead.

More recently, a group plowed into people before running amok in the market with knives.

The Prime Minister stated that hate and evil will never prosper, Theresa May also mentioned her appreciation of the courage of those who managed to detain the culprit after the Finsbury Park incident. Eight people were taken to the hospital for treatment while two were treated for minor injuries outside the Muslim Welfare House. Extra officers will be assigned to patrol Muslim places of worship.