- Title: Armed police patrol Shard building by London Bridge attack site
- Date: 4th June 2017
- Summary: LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (JUNE 4, 2017) (REUTERS) ARMED POLICE WALKING DOWN ESCALATOR BY BUILDING KNOWN AS SHARD VARIOUS OF ARMED POLICE AND SNIFFER DOGS PATROLLING AREA POLICE CARS STANDING ALONG ROAD, FORENSIC TEAM MEMBERS WALKING ARMED POLICE AND SNIFFER DOGS PATROLLING AREA
- Embargoed: 18th June 2017 14:00
- Keywords: Shard building armed police London Bridge attack
- Location: LONDON, ENGLAND, UK
- City: LONDON, ENGLAND, UK
- Country: United Kingdom
- Topics: Conflicts/War/Peace,International/National Security
- Reuters ID: LVA0016JV45L3
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: London Bridge area remained cordoned off and patrolled by armed police and counter-terrorism officers on Sunday (June 4), the day after three attackers drove a van into pedestrians on the bridge before stabbing revellers nearby, killing at least seven people.
Armed officers and police with sniffers dogs were seen patrolling area near the Shard skyscraper, London's tallest building, located directly above London Bridge underground station.
London Metropolitan Police said on Sunday that 12 people had been arrested in the Barking district of east London in connection with the attack, and raids were continuing there.
London Bridge is a major transport hub and nearby Borough Market is a fashionable warren of alleyways packed with bars and restaurants that is always bustling on a Saturday night.
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