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© ISABEL INFANTES Image: Mohammed Mahmoud
The imam of a London mosque told reporters on Monday that he helped prevent a mob from assaulting the suspect in an alleged terrorist attack that left 10 Muslim worshippers injured.
Mohammed Mahmoud, of the Muslim Welfare House, said the group gathered around a man later identified by British media as 47-year-old Darren Osborne after he careened into a crowd of people who had just finished Ramadan prayers.
The apparent attack, which London Mayor Sadiq Khan called a “horrific” act of terrorism, occurred at 12:20 a.m. local time (7:20 p.m. ET).
“Some of them tried to hit him, either kicks or punches,” Mahmoud said. “By God’s grace we managed to surround him and protect …