‘Terrorists will not defeat us’: London honors terror attack victims with candlelight vigil

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(LONDON) — “Terrorists will not defeat us,” Home Secretary Amber Rudd told the crowd as candles were lit at a vigil in London’s Trafalgar Square this evening in honor of the three people killed and dozens injured in yesterday’s deadly terrorist attack.

A police officer, a prep school administrator and an American tourist from Utah died and at least 29 others were injured in the Wednesday attack that began on the Westminster Bridge, just steps away from the Houses of Parliament.

The suspect, who authorities believe acted alone, was shot and killed by police after he attacked an officer standing guard outside the parliament grounds.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.