Family of London Bridge stabbing suspect shocked and saddened by attack
The family of Usman Khan, the man police said carried out a deadly terror attack near the London Bridge, released a statement saying they’re “shocked and saddened” by the atrocity.
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Two University of Cambridge graduates, Jack Merritt, 25, and Saskia Jones, 23 were killed Friday, and three others were injured.
Khan, 28, who was wearing a fake suicide vest, was confronted by civilians before he was shot and killed by police.
His family expressed condolences to the victims and condemned his actions in a short statement released through the Metropolitan Police.
“We are saddened and shocked by what Usman has done,” the statement read. “We totally condemn his actions and we wish to express our condolences to the families of the victims that have died and wish a speedy recovery to all of the injured.”
The family also requested privacy “at this difficult time.”