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British security officials say hate crimes directed at Muslims have increased almost five-fold in the wake of several attacks in Britain blamed on Islamic extremists.

Police will provide mosques with "any additional resources needed", May promised - particularly in the week leading up to Eid, the holy day that marks the end of Ramadan.

A man ploughed his vehicle into a crowd of worshippers outside a north London mosque in the early hours of Monday.

"This is an appalling attack on a wonderful, happy, integrated community here in London". They said there were a number of casualties and one person had been arrested.

A European anti-discrimination network on Monday called on EU member states to take "urgent" action against growing Islamophobia across Europe following a recent attack on a London mosque.

"We stand together with our communities following the news of another horrific terrorist incident, which appears to be a deliberate attack on innocent people as they walked home from Finsbury Park Mosque after prayers", he said.

London's Metropolitan Police commissioner announced that the Muslim community attending prayers will see police protection in the wake of a man driving a van into a crowd of people outside a mosque in what authorities called a "terrorist attack".

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Ten people were injured and police are investigating whether a man who died while being given first aid at the scene died from the attack or something else.

"We told them the situation, said there's as a man, he's restrained, he mowed down people with his van and there's a mob attempting to hurt him, if you don't take him, God forbid he might be seriously hurt", he said. Kacimi said when he did so, the 48-year-old driver said to him: "I've done my bit". Police declared it a terrorist incident within eight minutes.

Kahn said: "While this appears to be an attack on a particular community, like the awful attacks in Manchester, Westminster and London Bridge, it is also an assault on all our shared values of tolerance, freedom and respect".

The Prime Minister acknowledged that the attack came at a "difficult time" for London following the Grenfell Tower fire and the London Bridge attack and she paid tribute to the spirit of the city.

On March 22, a man drove a rented auto into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge in London and stabbed a policeman to death before being shot dead. The attacker was shot dead by police. The attacker was also killed by police.

- May 22, 2017: A British-born suicide bomber who returned from Libya days earlier kills 22 people and injures dozens during an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena in northern England.

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