British police say a man wearing a fake explosive device was shot and killed after a 'terror incident' near London Bridge.

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The ordeal unfolded after police were called to a stabbing incident near London Bridge shortly before 1 p.m.

Video posted on social media showed several people wrestling with a man wielding a knife at one end of the busy bridge that links the city's business district with the south bank of the River Thames.

As officers pulled people out of the fray, one officer shot and killed the suspect.

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