28-year-old Usman Khan stabbed two people to death and injured three others on Friday on London Bridge, before he was wrestled to the ground by brave members of the public and shot dead at point-blank range by police on London Bridge. Khan was wearing a fake suicide vest, and the incident is being treated as a terrorist attack by investigators.
Khan was not the archetypal US-style lone-wolf attacker, the kind who one day snaps and opens up on the public with an AR-15. Instead, he was a hate preacher and hardened terrorist who should never have been allowed back on the streets.
Together with a band of jihadists from London, Cardiff and Stoke-on-Trent,