June 19, 2017 / 2:49 AM / 5 months ago

Corbyn says 'totally shocked' by London mosque incident

LONDON (Reuters) - The leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, said he was “totally shocked” by an incident in North London which has left several people injured after witnesses said a van rammed into worshippers leaving a mosque.

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party speaks on the BBC's Marr Show in London, Britain, June 11, 2017. Jeff Overs/BBC Handout via REUTERS. ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.

“I‘m totally shocked at the incident at Finsbury Park tonight,” Corbyn posted on Twitter.

“My thoughts are with those and the community affected by this awful event.”

Reporting by Costas Pitas; editing by William James

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