In pictures: Finsbury Park Mosque attack


A man has died and nine people have been hospitalised after a man drove a van into worshippers near a north London mosque.

The prime minister chaired a Cobra meeting of the government's emergency committees earlier and said the attack was "every bit as sickening" as other recent attacks to hit the UK.

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image captionHundreds took part in a vigil near Finsbury Park Mosque on Monday night
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image captionPeople held flowers at the vigil, where local faith leaders spoke to the crowd
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image captionTheresa May and Cressida Dick, from the Met Police, speaking to religious leaders at the mosque
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image captionOpposition leader Jeremy Corbyn also met members of the north London mosque
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image captionThe van hit worshippers just after midnight
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image captionMany of the victims were believed to have just left evening prayers after breaking the Ramadan fast
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image captionArmed police were dispatched to the Finsbury Park area
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image captionThe attacker struck as the area was busy with worshippers marking the end of Ramadan
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image captionForensic teams are examining the van and the surrounding area
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image captionWorshippers prayed on the street after the attack
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image captionTributes have been left at the scene
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image captionA priest left flowers at the scene of a terror attack
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image captionPeople are supporting the local Muslim community
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image captionThe Armed Forces Day flag above Downing Street is lowered to half mast following the attack

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