British police on Monday has named two of the three terrorists who carried out the London Bridge attack as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane.
Butt, 27, who was born in Pakistan, lived in east London with his wife and children for years.
He was even once featured in a BBC documentary about Islamist extremists.
“However, there was no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned and the investigation had been prioritised accordingly,” police said in a statement.
The other attacker Rachid Redouane, 30, was known to police but with no intelligence suggesting an attack. He also went by the name Rachid Elkhdar with a different date of birth.
Recall that, Residents reported hearing “loud flash bangs and gunshots” in the early hours of Monday morning.
Terrorists brought carnage to the streets of Britain for the second time in as many weeks, killing seven and leaving 21 fighting for their lives.