Israel tweets solidarity with injured in London train attack

Tammy Harvey
September 17, 2017

Khan added that he's attending an emergency COBRA security meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May this afternoon.

Trump's tweetstorm Friday wasn't the first time he'd quickly turned to social media to tout his ban following a possible terrorist attack. "These are sick and demented people who were in the sights of Scotland Yard". "Must be proactive!" he tweeted.

Trump said that the attack was carried out by "a loser terrorist" and urged the U.S.to be proactive in combating terrorism.

Ms May also said the device was "clearly meant to cause significant harm", condemning it as a "cowardly attack".

Speaking to members of the US Air Force at Joint Base Andrews outside Washington, D.C., Friday afternoon, Trump said: "Radical Islamic terrorism, it will be eradicated". McMaster did not characterize the president's conversation with May, saying he was not on the call.

He said terrified passengers fled, fearing a second explosion or a gunman, with people being knocked to the ground and crushed in the stampede to escape.

Diplomacy is an art that the American president still can not handle. But none of the injuries were life threatening.

British police are chasing down the people they suspect of being behind a bomb which injured 29 people on a packed commuter train in west London on Friday, the country's most senior counter-terrorism officer said.

Authorities said the incident was caused by an improvised explosive device that had been left inside a bucket in a supermarket cooler bag on a busy subway vehicle.

British Transport Police have issued important safety advice in the aftermath of yesterday's terrorist attack in London.


Khan, the United Kingdom capital's first Muslim mayor, responded to Trump's tweets on Friday by saying that, "I'm not going to go there". "Any speculation is unhelpful". He criticized the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, for two days after a deadly knife and van attack in June.

Local residents and businesses rallied together with businesses offering tea and the use of their toilets to people unable to get home.

"Robust security measures are in place at stations, on trains and along the tracks, and partnerships with federal agencies to gather intelligence information are underway", Amtrak said in a statement.

Britain has seen four other terrorist attacks this year, which killed a total of 36 people.

"For years, Scotland Yard has been a leader, as our Federal Bureau of Investigation has been a leader", McMaster said, conciliatorily.

"The threat of terrorism that we face is severe, but by working together we will defeat them".

"I don't think it's helpful for anyone to speculate on what is an ongoing investigation", May told ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos in an interview that will air on "This Week" Sunday.

Earlier, Trump in a brief interaction with reporters described the attack as a awful thing.

"We need the Travel Ban as an extra level of safety!" "Must be proactive!" the United States president said on Twitter.

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