London Bridge attacker named as convicted terrorist

Police say Usman Khan, previously jailed for terrorism offences, carried out the attack.

The man who carried out the attack at London Bridge on Friday, has been named by police as Usman Khan who had previously been jailed for terrorism offences. Khan, 28, was wearing a GPS police tag and was out of prison on licence when he launched his attack. A man and a woman were killed and three others were injured.

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(Picture: Police officers stand behind cordon at the scene of a stabbing on London Bridge, in which two people were killed Credit: REUTERS/Simon Dawson)

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