London attack: Crowds gather for vigil to honour victims

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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, Home Secretary Amber Rudd and Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott with members of the public at a vigil in Potters Fields Park, central LondonImage source, PA
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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan led a minute's silence during a vigil for those killed in Saturday's terror attack.
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Hundreds of people shrugged off the rain in Potters Fields Park to pay tribute to the seven who died and 48 injured.
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People from all faiths attended the event on Monday evening, with many saying they were there as a mark of respect.
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The crowd included paramedics, police officers, fire crews and community leaders
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And many of them brought flowers to lay in tribute at the vigil.
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Outside City Hall, people laid tributes to those who died when three men drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and launched a knife attack in Borough Market.
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Some people left messages of defiance with floral tributes.
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While others lit candles.
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Members of the public have been placing tributes near the site of the terror attack.
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The attack has been claimed by so-called Islamic State.
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Five London hospitals are continuing to treat 36 of the victims; 18 are said to be in a critical condition.
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London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who visited the scene with Met Police Commissioner Cressida Dick on Monday, described the attack as "cowardly and evil". Speaking from London Bridge he said he was "angry" the three knifemen were seeking to justify their actions using the faith he belonged to.
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The overriding message to Londoners has been to carry on as normal.
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Some commuters left flowers for the victims on their way to work.
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A woman and a child lay flowers at the south side of London Bridge, close to Borough Market.
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Flowers were also left along the base of the Monument to the Great Fire of London, which is near to London Bridge.
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Twelve people were arrested on Sunday in Barking, east London. Police officers stand on duty following a dawn raid on a property,
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The UK terrorism threat level remains at severe, having been raised to critical for a short time after the Manchester attack.