London incident: Police speak of fatalities after 'van hits pedestrians'

Police officer, who sounded in an emotional state, tells people London Bridge area: 'It's not a laughing matter. It's not something to be recorded, people have died'

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More than one person is reported to have died after incident that possibly involved a vehicle and a knife in London Bridge, police have said.

Armed police and emergency vehicles were dispatched to the area just after 10pm on Saturday evening.

A police officer, who sounded in an emotional state, told people near the area: “It's not a laughing matter. It's not something to be recorded, people have died.”

Police are also responding to an incident at Borough Market and Vauxhall, Scotland Yard said.

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