London Bridge: One man shot by police - authorities responding as though incident is 'terror related'

The Metropolitan Police has said they are responding to an incident near London Bridge as though it were "terror related".

Friday, 29th November 2019, 3:52 pm
People flee the incident on London Bridge. (Photo: PA Wire)

"At this stage, the circumstances relating to the incident at #LondonBridge remain unclear.

However, as a precaution, we are currently responding to this incident as though it is terror-related.

"One man has been shot by police. We will provide further information when possible," tweeted the Met Police shortly after 3.15pm.

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Police also confirmed there have been several people injured.

A number of nearby buildings and transport hubs have been evacuated.

The terror threat in the UK was lowered from 'severe' to 'substantial' earlier this month.