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Florida man in London at time of Saturday's terror attack

Posted at 7:03 AM, Jun 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-05 07:34:56-04

A Florida man survived Saturday’s terror attack in London.

Brad Myers was visiting England from Tampa. He said he realized something was wrong, then saw police rush to the area around London Bridge.

At one point, Myers saw one person jump from the bridge to get away from a truck speeding down the sidewalk.

“It actually reminded me of the attack on Nice, that was the first thing that went through my mind,” he said from London referring to an attack in France last year. “But everyone around was just in absolutely shock on the north side of the bridge, watching what was unfolding."

Myers said he was on alert that something like this could happen during Muslim month of Ramadan.

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack. London police reported three men drove a van onto a sidewalk and then stabbed people in a bar district, killing seven people.

Police killed the three suspected attackers and arrested 12 others.

The London mayor announced a memorial is planned tonight for the victims.