Police identify two suspects involved in London Bridge terror attack

British police have identified two of the three men involved in Saturday night's terror attack in London as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane.

Seven people and 48 others were wounded when three men rammed a vehicle into a crowd on London Bridge and then stabbed people in Borough Market.

The suspects whose names have been publicly released are from Barking, East London.

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Khuram Shazad Butt, 27, was a British citizen who was born in Pakistan and is believed to be the ring leader.

Rachid Redouane, 30, had claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan. He also used the name Rachid Elkhdar, with a different date of birth

Authorities have yet to confirm the identity of their accomplice.

All three suspects were confronted and shot dead by armed police within eight minutes of the first call.

UK correspondent Adam Gilchrest has more on this and other stories.

There have been arrests but also people being released. They had a vigil last night on London Bridge.

Adam Gilchrist, UK correspondent

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