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London Police Arrest Another Attack Suspect

London Police Arrest Another Attack Suspect

Police searching for French national Xavier Thomas, 45, who has been missing since the London terror attack, have recovered a body from the Thames.

Three men - Khuram Butt, Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba - drove into pedestrians on London Bridge on Saturday evening (local time) before stabbing passers-by with knives, killing eight.

British police on Tuesday named the third London Bridge attacker as an Italian national of Moroccan descent, and Italian officials said they had passed on their concerns about him to British intelligence officials past year.

He did not identify the victim, but British police recovered a body Tuesday downstream from the bridge.

It is thought he was hit and thrown into the river by a speeding van which ploughed into pedestrians walking on the bridge.

Delcros was seriously injured when she was struck by the van.

Butt, 27, was a British citizen born in Pakistan.

All three attackers were shot dead by police.

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A 27-year-old man arrested on Tuesday morning and a 30-year-old man arrested on Wednesday morning are also being held, the Met said.

"However, there was no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned and the investigation had been prioritised accordingly", police said.

Police have arrested at least 14 people in connection to the attack, though most have been released without charge.

Counter-terror officers arrested two men during an operation in a street in Ilford, in east London.

The youngest of Saturday's attackers is said to have told Italian authorities "I'm going to be a terrorist", while officers reportedly found Islamic State-related material on his mobile phone when they intercepted him.

Zaghba had been detained in March 2016 at Marconi Airport in the northern Italian city of Bologna when about to board a flight to Istanbul, according to Ansa. In a clip of the documentary, Butt can be seen praying to a black Islamist flag in London's Regent Park, The Independent reported.

In a statement, her family said: "We are deeply saddened at the tragic loss of our attractive daughter and sister of Harrison and Scott".

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