19 June 2017
The Red Cross supported people affected after a van collided with a group of people leaving a London mosque after evening prayers. Support was also given to their family and friends.
The attack took place shortly after midnight outside the Muslim Welfare House in Finsbury Park. Tragically, one person was killed and around ten others were injured.
Mike Adamson, Chief Executive of the British Red Cross said: “Following the horrific events in Finsbury Park last night, the British Red Cross was called to assist. We have sent three volunteers to provide practical and emotional support to those affected by the attack and those that cannot return to their homes. We may be required to continue to assist overnight.
“As a nation we continue to face a trying and difficult time but our humanity continues to unite us.People will want to know how they can help and show that unity with one another at this time.
"Donations are welcome to the UK Solidarity Fund which we launched earlier this month for victims of terror attacks in the UK, and which we will be making available to support those who have been affected by this latest horrific incident.”