London attack: Edinburgh to join national minute's silence to honour victims

The Lord Provost has asked Edinburgh residents to join in a national minute's silence at 11am today.

Tuesday, 6th June 2017, 10:59 am
Updated Tuesday, 13th June 2017, 2:36 pm
Members of the public gather near flowers on the South side of London Bridge. Picture; Getty
Members of the public gather near flowers on the South side of London Bridge. Picture; Getty

Seven people died following an attack on London Bridhe and the city’s Borough Market on Saturday June 3.

A statement from Downing Street confirmed that a minute’s silence will be held at 11am this morning and flags will remain at half-mast on government buildings as a mark of respect.

It read: “The UK will observe a minute’s silence on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 11am in remembrance of those who lost their lives and all others affected by the attacks in London on Saturday night.

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“The silence will be marked at all government buildings and other organisations may follow suit.

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“Flags will remain at half-mast on Whitehall government buildings until Tuesday evening.”