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Sadiq Khan condemns ‘perverse ideology’ of London Bridge attackers

Mourners gathered at a tribute to the victims of the London Bridge terror attack.

London’s mayor Sadiq Khan warned extremists they will never win as mourners gathered at a tribute to the victims of the London Bridge terror attack.

The crowd of all ages and races stood quietly for the impeccably-held minute’s silence at a vigil a short walk away from the scene of Saturday’s bloodshed in which seven people were killed and 48 injured.

To huge applause, Mr Khan told those gathered for the service in Potters Fields Park, near London’s City Hall: “As a proud and patriotic British Muslim I say this you do not commit these disgusting acts in my name.

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Crowds gather at a vigil in Potters Fields Park, central London (Nick Ansell/PA)

“Your perverse ideology has nothing to do with the true values of Islam. You will never succeed in dividing our city.”

The crowd included passers-by, paramedics, police officers, fire crews and community leaders.

Many carried flowers and some held Union flags.

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