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London Bridge attack: Police release images of terrorists' fake suicide belts

Detectives investigating the London Bridge attack have released images of the terrorists' fake suicide belts.

The realistic-looking phoney bombs were actually disposable water bottles wrapped in masking tape.

Here are the other latest developments:

  • The terrorists tried unsuccessfully to hire a 7.5 tonne lorry hours before the atrocity, police revealed
  • Multiple petrol bombs were discovered in the white van they used
  • Eight people were killed in the attack
  • Khuram Butt, 27, Rachid Redouane, 30, and Youssef Zaghba, 22, carried out the deadly attack in London Bridge on Saturday night
  • Butt was known to security services in the UK but there was no evidence of "attack planning", counter-terrorism police said
  • Zaghba was flagged up to police in the UK after being trying to go to Syria last year
  • Redouane's ex-wife said she is "shocked and numbed" as she condemned the attack
  • 20 people have been arrested in connection with the probe; 12 have been released without charge.
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PM: I will rip up human rights laws to tackle terrorism

Theresa May has said she is willing to rip up some human rights laws if they "stop us from" tackling terrorism.

The Prime Minister told supporters at a rally in Slough her measures will mean "longer prison sentences for those convicted of terrorist offences.

"I mean making it easier for authorities to deport foreign terrorist suspects back to their own country.

"I mean doing more to restrict the freedom and movements of terrorist suspects - when we have enough evidence to know they are a threat, but not enough evidence to prosecute them in full in court.

"If our human rights laws stop us from doing it, we'll change the laws so we can do it."

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