North Herts and Beds politicians express horror at latest London terror attacks and send messages of support to victims’ families

Seven were killed in last night's terror attacks in London

Seven were killed in last night's terror attacks in London - Credit: Archant

Politicians across North Herts and Bedfordshire have offered messages of support to those affected by last night’s terror attacks in London.

Seven people have died and around 48 injured after a vehicle was driven into passers-by on London Bridge before knife attackers stabbed victims in Borough Market.

It is the third major terrorist attack in the UK this year and follows the bomb blast at an Ariana Grande concert the Manchester Arena a fortnight ago and an attack on Westminster Bridge on March 22.

As General Election campaigning was suspended for the second time in a fortnight, Tory candidate for Stevenage, Stephen McPartland tweeted: “Thoughts and prayers with victims, and their families, of the London Bridge incident. Disgusting attack on innocent people.”

Labour candidate for Stevenage, Sharon Taylor tweeted: “Again the darkness of terror, hate and evil casts its long shadow on our beloved London. Again we stand strong and say you will not win.”

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Tory candidate for North East Hertforshire, Sir Oliver Heald, tweeted: “Sad to hear of dreadful incidents in south London. Thoughts are with those attacked, their families and friends. Thank you to police and emergency services for their response to the attacks.”

Anyone concerned about friends or relatives who may have been caught up in the attack should call the dedicated casualty line set up by the Metropolitan Police on 0800 096 1233 or 020 7158 0197.

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