09:45 GMT27 January 2020
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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Three people have been arrested on charges of attempted murder after a car plowed into pedestrians in south-west London, injuring seven, local media reported on Sunday.

    The ramming incident took place in the Battersea district of London around 11:15 p.m. local time (22:15 GMT). Police were called following reports of a fight and detained four other people on suspicion of altercation connected with the crash, the Sun newspaper reported.

    The incident is not being treated as terrorism-related, the report added.

    Vehicle ramming attacks have gained an alarming frequency in Europe and other parts of the world over the past several years. A number of them have been claimed by the Islamic State (banned in Russia) terrorist organizations.


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