London attack death toll rises to eight

Two Men Named as London Terror Attack Suspects: One Is British Citizen Who Was 'Known' to Police

Butt and Redouane, who claimed to be Moroccan-Libyan and also used the name Rachid Elkhdar, lived in Barking, while Zaghba is reported to have worked at a restaurant in London.

At the time of the attack he was working in a London restaurant and continued to have contacts with his mother in Italy, which he visited previous year, Corriere wrote.

The country's official terror threat level had been set at "critical" in the parlous days after the Manchester concert bombing on May 22 that killed 22 people - reflecting a judgment that an attack might be imminent because accomplices with similar bombs might be on the loose.

"We have had the latest toll confirmed this morning, which is three people dead and eight injured on the French side", said Macron, who was speaking during a joint news conference with Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen.

The marksmen are charged as they train their guns on the attackers, with one knifeman, who appears to be Butt, swinging his weapon wildly towards an officer. Witnesses told the BBC that van hit "five or six people, ' then the attackers exited the vehicle and pursued others in a "rampage" in which hundreds ran for their lives".

A van mowed down pedestrians as it sped down London Bridge in the British capital Saturday night, leaving bodies lying in the roadway, a witness to the incident told CNN.

Another acquaintance described him as a "wonderful guy", while housewife Erica Gasparri, 42, told The Times she had reported the suspect to police past year after challenging him in a park near a school.

Ignacio's father, Joaquin Echeverria, told The Associated Press that the family was flying to London on Tuesday to join other relatives.

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- Butt "infrequently" attended Jabir bin Zayd Islamic Centre in Barking, that mosque said in a statement.

The son's employer, HSBC, has provided the services of a private detective to aide in the hunt for information.

Police said Tuesday that his family has been notified. Borough Market, a popular gathering place, remains closed as more evidence is gathered.

The nearby London Bridge station was operational though one of the exits that leads to the cordoned off area on Borough High Street remained closed.

The violence occurred on Saturday night in the Southwark area of London.

Seven victims were killed and dozens injured in the spree, which ended when armed police shot dead the knife-wielding extremists just eight minutes after the first emergency call.

Butt, who was 27 as well and had been born in Pakistan, is understood to have been the attacker who was seen wearing an Arsenal football shirt at the time of the attack.

Counter-terror agencies were already under intense scrutiny after it was revealed Khuram Shazad Butt, 27, and Rachid Redouane, 30, were also known to security services.

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