Seven people were killed and 48 injured when an attack took place in central London on Saturday evening, 3rd June.

An investigation is ongoing and police confirmed that this was a terrorist attack.

Paul Robinson, Chief Executive of Derby City Council, said:

“The people of Derby are shocked by the news of the horrific attack in London this weekend.  We send our condolences to the families and friends of those who have been so tragically killed, and our thoughts and prayers are also with those who were injured.  We would also like to pay tribute once again to the compassion and bravery of members of the public in helping those injured, and to the emergency services for their professionalism in the face of this terrible incident.”

Police and partners remain on high alert in Derby and Derbyshire and we would ask everyone to be alert but not alarmed. Be aware of your surroundings and report anything suspicious, be that a vehicle, package or person. By working together we can tackle terrorism and extremism and make our communities safer.

You can call the confidential Anti-Terrorist Hotline on 0800 789 321 or visit the ACT Counter Terrorism website to report any concerns you may have.

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