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UK: Helicopter lands outside Parliament following twin attack reports

United Kingdom, London
March 22, 2017 at 16:00 GMT +00:00 · Published

A police officer has been stabbed and a car has reportedly driven into a crowd of people, in two incidents near the Houses of Parliament, London, Wednesday. Police are reporting that they are considering the attacks as a terrorist incident.

The alleged assailant in the stabbing was shot by police, according to the latest reports, as he tried to enter the Houses of Parliament.

Up to 12 were allegedly injured in the car incident on Westminster Bridge, which is adjacent to the Houses of Parliament. Reports vary as to the amount of people that were injured in the attack.

The Houses of Commons, which earlier hosted Prime Minister's Questions, has now been suspended with MPs being told to wait in the chamber while the incident is resolved. Prime Minister Theresa May was reportedly ushered out of the palace by armed police.

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A police officer has been stabbed and a car has reportedly driven into a crowd of people, in two incidents near the Houses of Parliament, London, Wednesday. Police are reporting that they are considering the attacks as a terrorist incident.

The alleged assailant in the stabbing was shot by police, according to the latest reports, as he tried to enter the Houses of Parliament.

Up to 12 were allegedly injured in the car incident on Westminster Bridge, which is adjacent to the Houses of Parliament. Reports vary as to the amount of people that were injured in the attack.

The Houses of Commons, which earlier hosted Prime Minister's Questions, has now been suspended with MPs being told to wait in the chamber while the incident is resolved. Prime Minister Theresa May was reportedly ushered out of the palace by armed police.

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