News·Posted on 7 Jun 2017Police And Muslim Leaders Came Together To Pay Tribute To Victims Of The London Bridge AttackThose gathered included police officers who were among the first to attend the scene of Saturday night's attack, in which eight people died and 48 were injured.by by Laura GallantStaff Photographer, BuzzFeed UK, by Laura SilverBuzzFeed News ReporterFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Officers with the Metropolitan police who were among the first to respond to Saturday's London Bridge terrorist attack laid flowers at the scene on Wednesday. Dan Kitwood / Getty Images Police officers arrive to lay flowers near the scene of the London Bridge terrorist attacks. Dominic Lipinski / PA Wire/PA Images Police officers place flowers on London Bridge. Two officers were hurt during the attack. The officers organised the gathering because they wanted to honour the eight people who were killed and 48 who were injured in the attack. Dominic Lipinski / PA Wire/PA Images Nurphoto / Getty Images A wreath with the letters "MD", the borough code for the Southwark Branch of the Met, the local force for London Bridge, was laid as a mark of respect by officers. Tolga Akmen / Tolga Akmen/LNP/REX/Shutterstock Police officers who were on duty during the Saturday night's terror attack visited the scene on London Bridge for the first time since the incident. Dominic Lipinski / PA Wire/PA Images The police were joined by a group representing the UK's 500 imams who wanted to make clear that the attack, for which ISIS has claimed responsibility, did not represent the Muslim faith. Dan Kitwood / Getty Images Imams and other members of the Muslim community place flowers near the scene of the London Bridge terrorist attacks in tribute to the victims. Dan Kitwood / Getty Images A statement read on behalf of members of the British Muslim Forum said UK imams condemned the attack and and any form of extremist violence. Jack Taylor / Getty Images Floral tributes on London Bridge. Jacob Hutchins / Jacob Hutchins/REX/Shutterstock A note left on flowers at the base of the Monument in memory of the victims of the London Bridge terror attack. Imams also expressed a desire to work with their communities and mosques to challenge and prevent the interpretation of Islam that led to Saturday's attack. Odd Andersen / AFP / Getty Images They also expressed a refusal to perform funeral prayers for terrorists. Andy Rain / ANDY RAIN/EPA/REX/Shutterstock Andy Rain / ANDY RAIN/EPA/REX/Shutterstock A woman places flowers among the other tributes. Alex Glen / Alex Glen/REX/Shutterstock Floral tributes in Potter's Field, near Tower Bridge. Laura GallantStaff Photographer, BuzzFeed UKLaura Gallant is a photo editor for BuzzFeed UK and is based in London.Contact Laura Gallant at Laura.Gallant@BuzzFeed.com.Got a confidential tip? 👉 Submit it hereLaura SilverBuzzFeed News ReporterLaura Silver is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London. Contact Laura Silver at firstname.lastname@example.org.