ISIS claims responsibility for London attack as first victim is named

The militant group ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack in London in the night of June 3, 2017, resulting in the death of seven people.

Its news outlet Amaq said on the messaging app Telegram that “a security unit of Islamic State fighters carried out the London attacks yesterday.”

Meanwhile, the first victim of the seven who were killed has been named by media outlets. The Canadian media have named her as Christine Archibald.

Her family released a statement to Canadian broadcaster CTV saying she had worked in a homeless shelter before moving to Europe to be with her fiancé.

“We grieve the loss of our beautiful loving daughter and sister she had room in her heart for everyone and believed strongly that every person was to be valued and respected.”

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