12 arrested in London Bridge attack

British police say they have arrested 12 people in east London over the attack in the London Bridge area.

PREVIOUSPolice respond to terror attacks on London Bridge, nearby market

Police said in a statement that the arrests were made Sunday morning in Barking by counterterrorism officers.

Officials said that seven people died in the Saturday night attack and roughly 48 were wounded. A British Transport Police officer and an off-duty officer were among the injured. In addition, three attackers were shot dead by police.

Police say the investigation is progressing rapidly. Prime Minister Theresa May has blamed Islamic extremists.

© 2017 Associated Press


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