London terror attack victims: Christine Archibald named as one the seven dead
Canadian Christine Archibald, 30, has been named as the first victim of the London Bridge terror attack which killed seven people and critically injured 21 others on Saturday night.
Writing on Facebook, Cassie Ferguson Rowe said her younger brother, Tyler Ferguson, held Ms Archibald in his arms after she was struck by the van on the bridge.
She said: "Last night in London my baby brother lost the love of his life on the London Bridge.
"In a split second his entire life was ripped away from him. Hearing his painful sobs on the phone while he's alone trying to deal with this tears me apart.
"I have no words. If you know Tyler, please be there for him now, and later when what happened sinks in, he's going to need us all."
Ms Archibald's family said in a statement: "We grieve the loss of our beautiful, loving daughter and sister. She had room in her heart for everyone and believed strongly that every person was to be valued and respected.
"She lived this belief, working in a shelter for the homeless until she moved to Europe to be with her fiance.
"She would have had no understanding of the callous cruelty that caused her death.
"Please honour her by making your community a better place. Volunteer your time and labour or donate to a homeless shelter. Tell them Chrissy sent you."
A French citizen also died in the attack. Newspaper Ouest-France reported the victim was from St Malo, Brittany, and worked in a bar in the London Bridge area.
Police shot the three attackers dead on Saturday night, while paramedics rushed to treat the 48 injured victims who were taken to hospital.
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Sunday Express business editor Geoff Ho remains in hospital after being stabbed in the neck when he heroically stepped in to defend a wounded bouncer.
He later wrote on Facebook: “Don't know whether it was stupid or noble to jump in and break up the fight outside the Southwark Tavern, but two a***s trying to do over the lone bouncer on the door isn't happening on my watch.”
Another victim Daniel O’ Neill also remains in hospital after being attacked by a knifeman outside a bar near Borough Market, his mother Elizabeth said.
“A man ran up to him and said ‘This is for my family, this is for Islam’ and stuck a knife straight in,” she said.
“He’s got a seven inch scar going from his belly round to his back.”
Seven French citizens were taken to hospital, four of whom were in a critical state, foreign affairs minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said.
Two Australians were stabbed in the neck. Candice Hedge is recovering in St Thomas' Hospital, while Andrew Morrison received stitches for a wound and is returning home.
Mr Morrison said the attacker “got me but I dodged it, I ducked and weaved"
Two Germans were also among the injured of the terrorist attack in London, Federal Minister of the Interior Thomas de Maizière said on Sunday in Dresden.
Mr de Maizière confirmed that one of the German victims had suffered serious injuries, according to regional German newspaper Weser-Kurier.
Spaniard Ignacio Echeverria remains missing after the van rampage on London Bridge and the killing spree in Borough Market on Saturday night.