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In pictures: London Bridge attack aftermath

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image captionPolice arrested 12 people in Barking on Sunday after seven people were killed and 48 were injured in London Bridge and Borough Market on Saturday evening.
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image captionAreas of central London remained cordoned off after Saturday's terror attack.
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image captionMembers of the Muslim community paid their respects to the victims with tributes near London Bridge.
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image captionCounter-terrorism officers are patrolling near the scene.
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image captionArmed officers have also been checking out the nearby Shard, Britain's tallest building.
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image captionPolice are patrolling the River Thames.
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image captionMessages of love and sympathy are being spread across the capital.
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image captionForensics officers are working across the area.
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image captionThey collected pieces of evidence to help with the investigation.
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image captionSniffer dogs are also being used to find clues.
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image captionUnion flags on Downing Street flew at half-mast on Sunday.
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image captionOn Saturday night, police responded after reports of a van hitting several people on the bridge.
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image captionThe surrounding area was quickly closed to the public.
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image captionPolice locked down nearby Borough Market - known for its restaurants and bars - where several of the victims were stabbed.
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image captionOne social media user published a picture of a man on the ground with what appeared to be canisters strapped to his body. These explosive vests were later confirmed to be hoaxes.
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image captionSome injured people were treated at the scene - 48 people, some critical, are being treated in hospitals.
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image captionFacebook activated a safety check so people could let friends and family know they were safe.

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