Nigel Farage revealed he was close to the scene
The former Ukip leader tweeted he was near the bridge when men wearing fake bomb vests drove a van into pedestrians then jumped out and went on a frenzied stabbing spree in Borough Market.
Sources told Express.co.uk he was in a car about 10 vehicles away from where police put up a roadblock in the area.
Moments after the attack, in which seven people were killed, Mr Farage, said: “Was very close to London Bridge when incident happened.
“Sounds like another disaster.”
Was very close to London Bridge when incident happened
This morning he revealed Ukip would not be suspending election campaigning as an act of defiance.
All other parties have suspended their campaigns.
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Armed police responding to the incident at London Bridge
He also used the attack to criticise Theresa May, saying she had six years as Home Secretary to get “tough on terrorism”.
Commenting before Mrs May made an official statement at 10.30am: “We cannot suspend the campaign and normal life indefinitely.
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“We want real action from our leaders, not more hand-wringing.”
Seven people were killed in the terror attack on London Bridge and in Borough Market on Saturday
Mrs May then gave an angry statement outside Downing Street, in which she said the government needs to become “far more robust” in stamping out extremism.
Mr Farage responded, by tweeting: “May now talks tough on terrorism. She had 6 years in charge of this as Home Secretary.
“May says enough is enough. We should have reached this conclusion years ago.”
Seven people were killed in the horror attack and 48 people are being treated in five hospitals across London today, with many of them in critical condition.
The three suspects were shot dead by police just eight minutes after emergency services were called.
Hundreds of people were enjoying their Saturday night out with family and friends in the popular market which has several pubs and restaurants inside it.
Terrified pub-goers told how they threw bottles, pint glasses and chairs at the attackers who were attempting to stab anybody in their way.
Many witnesses were left shocked as they saw people’s throats being slit and others being stabbed in the chest repeatedly.