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Car ploughed into a crowd of Muslim worshippers in Newcastle, six injured

Newcastle: Just a week at Finsbury Park attack, car crashes into crowds after Eid prayers outside a sports centre in Newcastle.

Six people, including three children hurt in the incident.

Unconfirmed reports said that one child was stuck beneath the Nissan car is said to be in a critical condition.

Footage shows the Muslim worshippers an estimated 300 to 400 were at the Westgate Community College celebrating the end of fasting month of Ramadan screaming and fleeing in panic.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3kLYEv5X3k

Northumbria police arrested a 42-year-old woman has been arrested but is not treating the crash as terror-related.

A witness told Chronicle Live: ‘This was the Eid celebrations, the end of Ramadan. It was the end of prayers we were greeting each other.

‘A woman was driving and the car just drove into the people. The car was going on, people tried to stop the car.

‘There were many injured people, around six or seven including a child who was about 10-years-old. Two people were very, very seriously injured.’

One man told Mirror.co.uk, “We were finishing the prayers and people were standing in a corner.

“The car was going on and people tried to stop the car. There were many injured people, two seriously.”

Asif Anwar added: “It was chaos, everyone was panicking people just don’t know what is going on these days.”

Another witness told the Newcastle Chronicle: ‘This was the Eid celebrations, the end of Ramadan. It was the end of prayers and we were greeting each other.

“A woman was driving and the car just drove into the people. The car was moving on and people tried to stop it.’