UPDATE: Three injured in 'terrorist-related' attack in south London

Three people are among the victims in a terrorist-related attack in south London that led to one man being shot dead by police.

Sunday, 2nd February 2020, 4:53 pm
Updated Sunday, 2nd February 2020, 6:31 pm
Screengrab from video taken with permission from the Twitter feed of @gullyyt of an armed police officer on Streatham High Road (Picture: Gully/PA Wire)

The incident happened at around 2pm on Streatham High Road.

The Met Police has said: "Three people are known to have been injured in the Streatham attack earlier this afternoon. One person is at hospital in a life-threatening condition. We are in the process of informing their family.

"A second victim was treated for minor injuries at the scene before being taken to hospital.

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"A third victim has been taken to hospital – their condition is not life-threatening."

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He said: "I was crossing the road when I saw a man with a machete and silver canisters on his chest being chased by what I assume was an undercover police officer - as they were in civilian clothing.

"The man was then shot. I think I heard three gun shots but I can't quite remember."