>> Handcuffed and led away by police, just minutes after a rented van careened into worshippers outside a mosque in North London. A 47 year old man arrested in what authorities are treating as a terrorist incident. The suspect not previously known to authorities, British media reporting his name as Darren Osborne.
Ten people have been injured. One person has died, although officials say the individual was receiving first aid before the incident unfolded. Police have said this incident was a deliberate attack on Muslims. I'm Reuters' Jacob Greaves reporting from the crime scene. Which is close to one of the UK's largest mosques and comes in the holy month of Ramadan when people were praying at night.
Eyewitnesses have described the moment worshippers were targeted.>> I see people on the floor. They're trying to resuscitate someone. A lady looks like she's in her late 60s, early 70s. Very old. She's there crying. There's one guy, blood running down his head, this is very horrific scenes.>> The suspected driver was initially detained by passers by, police have commended their restraint.
And as fears of anti-Muslim attacks rise, politicians are attempting to reassure local communities.
itish Prime Minister Theresa May and Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn visiting Finsbury Park Mosque after the attack. Community leaders calling on the government to challenge Islamophobia.>> Please, please, please. Why can't isolated hate crime on the internet, work harder to stop, to delegitimize Islamophobia.
>> The fear now is that this is a response to three recent attacks on British soil, in which Islamic extremists have been the culprits. Chris Phillips is the former head of the National Counter Terrorism Security Office.>> I think we've seen a spike in Islamophobia. And of course to some extent, you would expect that after terrorist attacks.
But it's never a good thing and the whole point of this is to break people up, break communities up. If there's anything that good that comes out of this, hopefully it's the fact that all communities realize, actually we're all in this together.>> For the fourth time this year, mourners are gathered to lay flowers at the site of an atrocity.
The message in Finsbury Park, this time, it's no different to any of the others.