Trump calls May after London terror attack; pledges support

Trump calls May after London terror attack; pledges support

Trump calls May after London terror attack; pledges support

British Prime Minister Theresa May says speculation about the London subway bomb is unhelpful, after U.S. President Donald Trump suggested that London police missed an opportunity to prevent it.

British Transport Police have issued important safety advice in the aftermath of yesterday's terrorist attack in London.

Trump followed minutes later with more tweets that talked about the fight against terrorism and his administration's efforts to do so.

An Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the latest attack to rock Britain - the fifth this year - after a homemade bomb exploded in a packed London subway auto Friday, sending panicked passengers fleeing for cover during the morning rush hour.

Mr. Trump also tweeted that his administration had already "made more progress" against the Islamic State than President Barack Obama's administration had in eight years. "Must be proactive!", Trump wrote in a series of tweets.

The tweets followed breaking news that a bomb was detonated on a London tube train on Friday that injured at least 20, including children.

"Loser terrorists must be dealt with in a much tougher manner.The internet is their main recruitment tool which we must cut off & use better!"

Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said police have the remnants of the improvised explosive device that was partially detonated Friday morning on a subway auto at the Parsons Green station.

As has learned, the United Kingdom government is treating the incident as a terror attack and conducting a man hunt to find the individual responsible.

When questioned about those comments, May responded: "I never think it's helpful for anybody to speculate on what is an ongoing investigation".

Prime Minister Theresa May called the devastating incident a "cowardly attack".

Time and again terrorists engage in monstrous acts with the wrong notion that they can throttle social harmony and break the unity of peace-loving people.

"That is why we are looking very carefully at the powers that our police and security services have to make sure they have the powers they need".

Sally Faulding, a 51-year-old teacher, said: "People were falling over each other". He argued the move was necessary for the United States to review and strengthen its vetting procedures for people traveling from countries like Syria, Libya and Somalia.

Trump is using the incident to defend his travel ban against six Muslim-majority countries.

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