In Pictures: Terror attack on London Bridge rocks the capital

Emergency services and members of the public have been praised after a terrorist wearing a fake suicide vest was shot dead in central London.

A number of people were injured after the knifeman went on a rampage on London Bridge.

Here we tell the story in pictures:

Members of the public around Borough Market started to quickly evacuate the area as news of the attack began to filter through.

Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge

Police and other emergency services soon arrived on the scene and continued to remove the public as quickly as possible from the area.

Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge

Members of the public began to capture the unfolding events on London Bridge and uploaded them to social media.

The attacker could be seen surrounded by officers as the situation came under the control of the police.

Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge

The scene remained on lockdown after the individual on the bridge was apprehended and police and emergency services continued their heavily-visible presence in the surrounding area.

Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge
Incident on London Bridge