Wisma Putra: No Malaysian victim in London terror attacks

Wisma-PutraPUTRAJAYA: No Malaysian was reported involved in the terror attacks at London Bridge and Borough Market, which killed six people and injured at least 20 others, including a policeman.

In confirming this in a statement here today, the foreign affairs ministry said it was closely monitoring the incident with the local authorities.

It also advised Malaysians residing around the affected areas to remain vigilant and follow the instructions given by local authorities.

“The Malaysian High Commission in London is in close contact with the local authorities and is currently providing timely updates to the Malaysian community in the city over the incident,” the statement said.

The ministry said Malaysians requiring emergency assistance or further information could contact the high commission at +44 (0) 207 242 4308 or email to [email protected]

The foreign affairs ministry also conveyed its deepest sympathies and condolences to the families of the victims of the incident.

This is the second attack in London after the first attack took place outside Britain’s parliament in March this year.

Yesterday, it was reported that pedestrians were run down by a van and people in a nearby area of bars and restaurants were stabbed with knives. Armed officers confronted three male suspects, who were shot dead at Borough Market.