WATCH: People flee in panic amid London Bridge terrorist attack
The incident unfolded at around 2pm on the busy thoroughfare in the middle of the UK capital. Several people were injured in the stabbing attack before members of the public reportedly restrained the attacker and police officers shot and killed the man.
The attack sparked panic in the area and footage posted on social media shows authorities evacuating people from buildings in the vicinity.
London Bridge and the nearby Borough Markets were the scene of a deadly ramming and stabbing terrorist attack in June 2017 which left 11 people dead.
A huge number of police and emergency services personnel attended the scene on Friday. In the hours after the incident the Metropolitan Police confirmed that it is treating it as a terror attack.
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