Britain is commemorating the victims of the London Bridge terrorist attack which took place a year ago to date. The Prime Minister, Theresa May said, “Britain’s resolve to “stand firm” against terrorism is stronger than ever.”
Eight people were killed and 50 injured when and Islamic-State terrorist rammed into pedestrians on the bridge with a motor vehicle, then proceeded to stab others at surrounding bars and markets.
A service was held Sunday at Southwark Cathedral near London Bridge. Politicians, survivors and emergency workers attended the memorial. The government said Sunday that it plans to continue to take precautionary measures against terrorism. Officials are facing the reality that violence may continue to increase.
Britain’s official threat level from terrorism is “severe,” the second-highest of five levels, meaning that an attack is highly likely.