A number of people have been arrested in Barking
Images have emerged of some of those taken into police custody – sources say the group includes at least four women.
The dynamic police raid centred around a block of flats in the Barking area, which has now been taped off.
Heavily armed officers stormed the Elizabeth Fry flats in Barking, east London, shortly after 7am.
A woman is taken into custody in Barking
Police cordon off area around building in Barking
One of the three terrorists responsible for the London Bridge atrocity is believed to have lived on the estate in a ground-floor flat.
According to reports on Sky News, a witness claimed to see a number of women wearing Islamic dress speaking to police while the raid was being carried out.
Photographs have emerged showing several men lying on the ground with their hands handcuffs behind their backs.
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Police have raided a block of flats in Barking in connection with last night's London Bridge terror attack.
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As police continue their investigations following the June 3 terror attacks, a block of flats in Barking is raided for possible suspects
Images have emerged of the arrests at Barking in East London
At least seven people were killed and 48 injured as three jihadis rammed a van into crowds before going on a stabbing spree on Saturday night.
NHS England has confirmed 21 of those injured are in a critical condition.
According to earlier comments by Sky News Crime Correspondent Martin Brunt, the speed of the raid at in the east London tower block indicated that authorities had information about the identity of at least one of the London Bridge attackers.
Sources earlier said that further raids were being carried out at properties in Billericay, Essex – however, Essex police have confirmed that this is a separate incident and is not linked to the London Bridge attack.
Police have established a cordon at the block of flats in Barking
Residents in the area reported hearing loud bangs, but were later told by police that they were controlled explosions.
Images have also emerged showing an ambulance outside the property.