No Indonesian victims reported in London bridge attack: Govt

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The Foreign Affairs Ministry has confirmed that no Indonesian citizens were among the victims of an attack on the London Bridge, London, United Kingdom.

The Foreign Affairs Ministry released a statement here on Sunday that although there have been no Indonesian citizens becoming victims, the Indonesian Embassy in London continued monitoring the recent development and communicating with local authority of London.

The Government of Indonesia condemns the attack killing six and injuring dozens, the ministry stated.

"The Government of Indonesia expressed condolences and its deepest sympathy to all victims and families and pray for their recovery," the statement said.

Indonesia also reemphasized its support to the Government of UK in fighting and countering terrorism.

Indonesian citizens in London and UK could call or ask for information to the Indonesian Embassy in London through a hotline number +44207881221235.

Six people have died in addition to the three attackers shot dead by police in the London Bridge and Borough Market attack Saturday night.

Attackers drove a van at high speed into pedestrians on London Bridge just after 10 p.m. on Saturday before continuing to drive from the bridge to Borough Market.

There, they jumped out of the van and stabbed people, including a British Transport Police officer who has serious but not life-threatening injuries to his face, head and leg, Sky news reported.

Within eight minutes, armed police confronted three male attackers, shooting them dead in Borough Market.(*)

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