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Two of the London Bridge and Borough Market killers named

Khuram Shazad Butt (left) and Rachid Redouane (right). Image: Met Police

The Met Police has named two of the London Bridge terrorists as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane.

Butt was a 27-year-old British citizen born in Pakistan.

Redouane, who was thirty years old, claimed to be Moroccan-Libyan and also used the name Rachid Elkhdar.

They both lived in Barking, east London.

Butt was known to the police and MI5, and a member of public had reported him to an anti-terror hotline.

Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said an investigation into Bhutt started in 2015.

He said:

however, there was no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned and the investigation had been prioritised accordingly. Work is ongoing to understand more about them, their connections and whether they were assisted or supported by anyone else.

Meanwhile a vigil in respect for those killed and injured in Saturday night’s attack was attended by civic leader and thousands of Londoners.

Vigil for London Bridge victims. Image: @Londonfire

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