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The East Lonodn mosque confirmed that it had evacuated its members after they received a bomb threat.

East London Mosque tweeted: “The Mosque received a telephone threat a short while ago. Buildings were evacuated and sweeps carried out by Police and Mosque staff.

“While we understand this incident to be a hoax, we still urge vigilance in our community.”

The police are on scene carrying out an investigation.

 

 

Meanwhile, pictures on social media show a group of men gathering outside a building.

The Metropolitan police confirmed that they were called to a mosque at 2.50pm today.

A Met police spokesman said there were no injuries and the bomb threat, was a hoax.

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