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London Bridge: Kent commuters caught up in travel chaos after ‘terror attack’

Many Kent commuters are now facing uncertainty and delays out of London, following on from this afternoons breaking terror attack. All travellers are being advised to avoid the area, with all train and tube routes out of London Bridge affected.

Earlier today a number of shots were reported on London Bridge, with the Met Police now confirming they:

‘were called to a stabbing at a premises nearby the bridge, just before 14:00,’ and ‘that a man has been detained by police, with a number of people believed to have be injured in the incident.’

This attack has left the surrounding area in lockdown, with Southeastern saying the mainline railway station has been temporarily closed down and no services will be stopping there.


Ben Blake 34, from Canterbury who works near London Bridge and is caught up in the delays said:

“Well apparently all stations could be stopped so if thats the case I can’t get home, I will have to get the company  to pay for a hotel up here.”

Early videos, pictures and eye witness accounts circulating online claimed that police had shot an individual.

Met Police have now confirmed this on Twitter:



Metropolitan Police are asking for any photos or videos the public has taken at the scene to their website

More on this story here.