EAST London Mosque was evacuated after a hoax phone call threat, just hours after the horror attack in Finsbury Park.
Cops were called to investigate and the area was cordoned off briefly, while the religious centre was searched.
Met Police have confirmed they were called to the mosque in Whitechapel, which was declared safe.
East London Mosque tweeted: “The Mosque received a telephone threat a short while ago. Buildings were evacuated and sweeps carried out by Police and Mosque staff.
“While we understand this incident to be a hoax, we still urge vigilance in our community.”
Mosques across the country are on a state of high alert after this morning’s terror attack, which saw a rental van driven into crowds in Finsbury park, North London.
Hero bystanders pinned the terror suspect to the ground after he allegedly shouted “I’m going to kill all Muslims”. The suspect was later recorded blowing a kiss from the back of a police riot van.
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One of those who pinned the driver to the ground as they waited for cops to arrive said he begged those around to “kill him”.
As police placed the man under arrest and escorted him to the riot van, bystanders shouted: “Why did you do that? Why?”
The attacker struck outside the Muslim Welfare House, close to Finsbury Park Mosque, in north London as the area was busy with worshippers who had been attending Ramadan night prayers.
Theresa May visited north London this afternoon and said: “The terrible terrorist attack which took place last night was an evil borne out of hatred and it has devastated a community.
“I am pleased to have been here today to see the strength of that community coming together, all faiths united in one desire to see extremism and hatred of all sorts driven out of our society.
“There is no place for this hatred in our country today and we need to work together as one society, one community, to drive it out, this evil which is affecting so many families.”
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