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Finsbury Park London Mosque Attack Tweets

The Twittersphere Can Only Think of 1 Reason This Attack Outside a Mosque Wasn't Linked to Terror


One person has died and at least 10 more have been injured after a man drove a van into people leaving a mosque in London's Finsbury Park neighborhood. Taking place just after midnight GMT, the attacker was a white man who drove the vehicle into a crowd of Muslims who are currently acknowledging the Holy Month of Ramadan.

"When the guy came out from his van he wanted to escape, run away and he was saying 'I want to kill Muslims. 'I want to kill Muslims.'," eyewitness, Abdul Rahman told the BBC. "I hit him on his stomach... and then me and the other guys... we held him to the ground until he couldn't move. We stopped him until the police came."


While the social media response has included much sympathy from people of all races and religions, many of the Tweets have pointed out how the mainstream media in the UK initially reported the news.

Noting British Prime Minister, Theresa May's initial statement, as well as headlines from the likes of the BBC, Daily Mirror and more, people have pointed out that similar attacks in the capital have quickly been labeled terrorism straight off the bat. However in the case of this white male, the media has hesitated to make the claim.

Check out the Tweets below. They certainly have a point!

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