Senior officers have hailed the “tremendous” bravery and “unflinching courage” of their colleagues who confronted the London Bridge terrorists and helped save lives.
London Bridge attack
A bomb disposal expert has told jurors he only realised the London Bridge terrorists’ suicide belts were fakes after he cut them off their dead bodies.
Armed officers who shot the London Bridge terrorists believed explosives were about to be detonated and lives were at risk, an inquest heard.
Police marksmen who thought injured London Bridge terrorists would kill them by detonating suicide belts have described firing shots until they “stopped moving”.
A police marksman who feared a suicide vest blast repeatedly shot a prone London Bridge terrorist after he “made a significant movement” to get up, an inquest has heard.
A rookie firearms officer fell over and shot one of the London Bridge terrorists through his legs fearing he was about to be killed, an inquest has heard.
An armed officer who shot dead the ringleader of the London Bridge attack has told an inquest he feared the suspect would “stab me, kill me and get hold of my weapons”.
The London Bridge terrorists were in “attacking mode” when they stabbed an unsuspecting passer-by and ran towards police marksmen, an inquest has heard.
Jurors have examined the spot where the three London Bridge terrorists were shot dead by police two years ago.
The families of the eight victims of the London Bridge attack have described “staggering” failings and “missed opportunities” to prevent the tragedy.
The girlfriend of a London Bridge victim has blamed authorities for a catalogue of “staggering” failings in the lead up to the attack.
An MI5 review found the investigation into London Bridge terrorist Khuram Butt was “well and effectively run”, an inquest has heard.
The eldest brother of one of the London Bridge terrorists did not report him to authorities as he felt “capable in monitoring him” alone, an inquest has heard.
Police failures to investigate the gym attended by the London Bridge attackers and a primary school where two of them worked were “a very real missed opportunity” to stop the atrocity, an inquest has heard.
Programmes covering the Manchester Arena and London Bridge terror attacks have scooped prizes at this year’s Audio and Radio Industry Awards (Arias).