A Telegraph compilation of events during the latest attack on Westminster.
Last night, six people were killed in a vicious attack, to the likes of which we are becoming sadly and tacitly accustomed.
At the time of writing, 48 further victims are being treated for their injuries in five hospitals.
According to the BBC:
“A white van hit pedestrians on London Bridge at about 22:00 BST on Saturday before three men got out and stabbed people in nearby Borough Market.
Police said the three men were wearing fake bomb vests.
One of those hurt is a police officer who was stabbed after going to help. His injuries are not life-threatening.”
This attack on British soil marks the third in three months and brings the collective death toll during that period in the UK to 31 since March.
Of course, this death toll is dwarfed by the number killed globally in Islamic attacks during Ramadan so far – today being only the ninth day of that blood stained fast.
In the first eight days of Ramadan 2017 41 attacks have killed 451 people in a variety of different countries – and this is to say nothing of those injured.
TheReligionofPeace.com are keeping a revealing tally this year of Muslim terror during Ramadan.
According to a witness speaking to the BBC shortly after seeing the event unfold:
“They were running up shouting, ‘This is for Allah.’ They stabbed this girl maybe 10 times, 15 times. She was going, ‘Help me, help me.'”
Sadiq Khan has issued a statement on the attack – or was this his statement on the past two? It’s hard to tell.
London’s Muslim Mayor, Sadiq Khan has given a statement calling the attack ‘cowardly’.
As the Facebook filters and ‘we stand with London’ posts and messages begin to emerge this morning, I hope my readers will take a moment to observe the true cowardice on show.
The true cowards are those who will shrivel and shuffle their feet and go on without ever saying a word.
There are further cowards still who will speak out, but not against the ideology behind these attacks, not against the scriptures which endorse the violence nor against the warlike prophet whose example these latest assailants are so emphatically following.
No, they will speak out against those who feel uncomfortable, threatened or unsafe in their own homeland and their own cities, and they will accuse those ordinary British people of the now fashionable slander: Islamophobia.
Google has a poor history of redefining words to suit an agenda, but this is ridiculous.
According to Google, ‘Islamophobia’ is a form of prejudice.
Quite how one could be considered prejudiced once already knowing someone’s fundamental beliefs, code of ethics, cultural inheritance and the nature of their prophet I don’t know.
Yet, many of us will be accused of this amorphous thought crime in the coming weeks should we dare to suggest this was anything to do with Islam, or should we dare to suggest that the coming of this violence to our shores was anything to do with unbridled Muslim immigration.
It is truly cowardice which will be the end of Britain.
No, the cowards are not the zealots who attacked London last night – the cowards are those who refuse to look a problem in the face, even when it involves the continued death and maiming of their countrymen.
They are the people who see no issue with a capital city which is less than half populated by the indigenous British – for what kind of resolve can be expected from a city with such a confused identity, and what peace from a culture so unsure of itself?
There was a time when Britain ruled one third of our planet, and now we are reduced to impotence.
It is time for European peoples to stand up against the pervasiveness of Islam which they once invited into their cities, schools, public spaces and homes.
It is time to remember that we once were empire builders, great engineers, philosophers and warriors – it is the debt owed to the next generation that we should be so once again in the face of this onslaught.
“Soon shall We cast terror into the hearts of the Unbelievers, for that they joined companions with Allah, for which He had sent no authority.” – Quran 3:151