BORIS Johnson is being “kept updated” on the incident at London Bridge this afternoon – and has thanked emergency services for their swift response.
Police have shot a man after a knife attack attack injured several people injured in London Bridge.
Terrifying footage from the scene shows armed officers pointing their weapons at a man lying prone on the floor.
Shocked witnesses told HOAR Online the man on the bridge appeared to be wearing a suicide vest.
This has not been confirmed by authorities.
Witnesses have been evacuated from the scene, with others told to stay inside restaurants and stores.
The Prime Minister tweeted this afternoon: “Im being kept updated on the incident at London Bridge and want to thank the police and all emergency services for their immediate response.”
Home Secretary Priti Patel added: “Very concerned by ongoing incident at London Bridge. My thoughts are with all affected. I am grateful for the rapid response of our police and I urge everyone to follow their advice.”