Video shows bystanders at the mosque protecting and subduing the attacker that killed one, injured 10

In the chaotic moments after a van plowed into pedestrians near Finsbury Park Mosque in North London early Monday morning, bystanders from the mosque subdued the attacker while keeping back angry potential assailants who witnessed the attack.

Abdulrahman Saleh Alamoudi witnessed the attack that killed one and wounded 10 and detained the man.

"Luckily I managed to escape when I did and then the guy came out from his van, I got him one guy who was running through behind him and they came past me, so I managed to get him on the floor," Alamoudi told Buzzfeed News.

"I held him, he was screaming before that he was saying 'I'm going to kill all Muslims'. He was throwing punches all over then we managed to get him on the floor. Then we managed to get him on the floor, and he was saying: 'oh kill me, kill me'. We said: 'we're not going to kill you, why did you do that?' and he wouldn't say anything," continued Alamoudi.

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An armed police officer attends to the scene after a vehicle collided with pedestrians in the Finsbury Park neighborhood of North London, Britain June 19, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall
Police officers attend to the scene after a vehicle collided with pedestrians in the Finsbury Park neighborhood of North London, Britain June 19, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall
Armed police officers attend to the scene after a vehicle collided with pedestrians in the Finsbury Park neighborhood of North London, Britain June 19, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall
Armed police officers attend to the scene after a vehicle collided with pedestrians in the Finsbury Park neighborhood of North London, Britain June 19, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall
Police officers attend to the scene after a vehicle collided with pedestrians in the Finsbury Park neighborhood of North London, Britain June 19, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall
Armed police officers attend to the scene after a vehicle collided with pedestrians in the Finsbury Park neighborhood of North London, Britain June 19, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Police officers attend to the scene after a vehicle collided with pedestrians in the Finsbury Park neighborhood of North London, Britain June 19, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall
Emergency services are seen near Finsbury Park as British police say there are casualties after reports of a vehicle colliding with pedestrians in North London, Britain June 19, 2017. REUTERS/Ritvik Carvalho TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A man prays after a vehicle collided with pedestrians near a mosque in the Finsbury Park neighborhood of North London, Britain June 19, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Police officers attend to the scene after a vehicle collided with pedestrians near a mosque in the Finsbury Park neighborhood of North London, Britain June 19, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall
Men pray after a vehicle collided with pedestrians near a mosque in the Finsbury Park neighborhood of North London, Britain June 19, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall
Men pray after a vehicle collided with pedestrians near a mosque in the Finsbury Park neighborhood of North London, Britain June 19, 2017.
Forensic and police officers attend to the scene after a vehicle collided with pedestrians in the Finsbury Park neighbourhood of North London, Britain June 19, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall
Forensic officers attend to the scene after a vehicle collided with pedestrians in the Finsbury Park neighbourhood of North London, Britain June 19, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall
Police forensic officers examine the scene close to where a vehicle collided with pedestrians in the Finsbury Park neighbourhood of North London, Britain June 19, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall
Police officers walk behind cordon tape at the scene of an attack where a man drove a van at muslim worshippers outside a mosque in Finsbury Park in North London, Britain, June 19, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
Police officers detain a man near the scene of an attack where a van was driven at muslim worshippers outside a mosque in Finsbury Park in North London, Britain, June 19, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Video shows Alamoudi holding the attacker down as a ring of men surrounds him. Witnesses told Buzzfeed News the mosque's Imam helped in coordinating the protection of the attacker.

Police are treating the incident as a terrorist attack.

Prime Minister Theresa May chaired an emergency meeting later on Monday and said: "It was an attack that targeted the ordinary and the innocent."

"Today we come together as we have done before to condemn this act and state an act of hatred of this kind will never succeed in dividing us. Like all terrorism, in whatever form, it shares the same goal: to drive us apart. We will not let this happen."

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