The attacks that made this year the worst for terrorism in the UK since the 1970s
March 22 2017
Westminster Bridge attack: Islamist extremist Khalid Masood drove his car into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death as he tried to force his way into the Houses of Parliament. The Muslim convert had a violent past and was a heavy drug user. He was shot dead by an armed officer. Six people, including Masood, died and 49 were injured.
May 22 2017
Manchester Arena bombing: Suicide bomber Salman Abedi detonated a device at the end of an Ariana Grande concert. The venue. right. was filled with children and teenagers and the devastating blast killed 22, many of them youngsters. It left more than 250 injured. Abedi, a Libyan who had grown up in Manchester, is thought to have received terrorist training in Libya.
June 3 2017
London Bridge attack:
Three terrorists drove a van at high speed over London Bridge, ploughing
into Saturday-night revellers. The three men then jumped from the vehicle and indiscriminately stabbed people in Borough Market. They killed eight and injured 48 before being shot dead by armed police. It later emerged that the jihadists, who all lived in east London, had packed the van with petrol bombs.
June 19 2017
Finsbury Park mosque: An attacker drove a van into a crowd outside the Finsbury Park mosque in north London, as worshippers were leaving. The victims, all Muslims, were returning from a night of prayer. One person died and 10 were injured. Darren Osborne, 47, a father of four from Cardiff has been charged with murder and terror offences and is expected to stand trial next year.
Sept 15 2017
Parsons Green Tube station: A District Line train at Parsons Green in south-west London was rocked by an explosion at 8.20am. A fireball from a white container doused people in flames, causing panic among commuters. Almost 30 people were injured. Scotland Yard confirmed they were treating the incident as terror related and launched a manhunt for the suspect.