A British Transport Police officer took on all three London Bridge attackers Saturday armed only with a baton, reports the Independent.

The officer was one of the first responders to the scene and received stab wounds to his face, head and leg, while attempting to stop the van and stabbing rampage in a busy area of London.

Seven people were killed in the terrorist attack, and dozens more were injured, before police shot dead the suspects.

The BTP's top officer paid tribute to the "enormous courage" of his colleague, after it was revealed his condition was stable. Chief constable Paul Crowther said, "For an officer who only joined us less than two years ago, the bravery he showed was outstanding and makes me extremely proud."

There were three other police officers hurt, including one who was off duty and remains in critical condition. An off-duty Metropolitan Police officer also received critical injuries after tackling the suspects with his bare hands, the BBC reported.