The Latest: London faith leaders hold moment of silence


LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a van plowing into a crowd outside a London mosque (all times local):

1:35 p.m.

The German government is offering its condolences over an attack on worshippers outside a London mosque, which it says appears to have been an act of “blind hatred.”

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman, Steffen Seibert, said Monday that the government’s sympathy goes to the victims and their relatives, the London mosque community and “all our friends in London and Britain who are barely able to find peace at the moment.”

Seibert calls the attack “an act of blind hatred — and that would give it a place in the terrorist acts of recent weeks and months.”

Ten people were injured in the early Monday attack on worshippers coming out of the Finsbury Park Mosque in London.

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12:55 p.m.

The chairman of the Finsbury Park Mosque and other faith leaders in London have held a moment of…



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