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Darren Osborne Charged After Finsbury Park Terror Attack

One man died.

23/06/2017 12:01 BST | Updated 23/06/2017 14:49 BST

A 47-year-old man has been charged with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder after a van drove into people near Finsbury Park mosque, the Crown Prosecution Service has said.

Darren Osborne was arrested after worshippers leaving Ramadan prayers were hit by a van near the Muslim Welfare House mosque in Finsbury Park, north London, early on Monday.

Osborne, of Cardiff, has been remanded in custody at Westminster Magistrates Court. 

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Darren Osborne has been charged with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder

One man died and nine people were injured, with two still in a serious condition. 

The man who died in the incident has been named as 51-year-old Makram Ali from Haringey.  A statement from his family described him as a “peace-loving” and gentle person who had “no enemies”. 

The grandfather-of-two was already receiving first aid at the scene as the attack unfolded and was pronounced dead at 01.04. Preliminary findings are that he died of “multiple injuries.” 

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Makram Ali died at the scene of the attack in Finsbury Park