At least 11 people were injured in the incident.
Prime Minister May said her thoughts were with those injured in "this awful incident". Witnesses said that the driver shouted out that he wanted to kill Muslims. Specifically, prior to this incident; "Islamic" terrorists used the same tactic on the Westminster and London Bridge.
In the wake of the attack, the Pontyclun van rental company, a family-owned business whose vehicle was used by the London attacker, issued a statement expressing its sympathy - and condemning "despicable comments" that the company said were made online by the son of one of its owners.
Mark Hamilton, Assistant Chief of the National Police Chief's Council, said in a statement, "We know that terrorist attacks and other national and global events have the potential to trigger short-term spikes of the hate crime".
He said the incident was an attack on all of their shared values and that there would be zero tolerance for hate crimes.
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On May 22, a suicide bomber killed 22 people at a concert by American pop singer Ariana Grande in Manchester in northern England.
He had been questioned by police for more than four days since his arrest, before the Met Police confirmed earlier today that he had been charged with terrorism-related murder.
A new board of trustees and management took over in February 2005, a year after Abu Hamza was arrested by British police, since when attendance has greatly increased among worshippers from various communities, according to the mosque's website.