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UK: Parliament Square on Lockdown after deadly Westminster attack00:55

UK: Parliament Square on Lockdown after deadly Westminster attack

United Kingdom, London
March 22, 2017 at 19:47 GMT +00:00 · Published

Emergency services put Parliament Square and its surrounding areas on lockdown, Wednesday, after four people were killed and further 20 injured in what is being described as a terror attack hit the Westminster district.

During the incident, a police officer was stabbed outside the Houses of Parliament and a car reportedly drove into a crowd of people on Westminster Bridge.

St Thomas’ hospital reported that one woman died in the Bridge attack, and the police officer stabbed is said to have died at the scene, according to MP Tobias Ellwood, who reportedly gave him mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.

The alleged assailant was reportedly shot dead. Authorities believe there was only one attacker.

UK: Parliament Square on Lockdown after deadly Westminster attack00:55
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Emergency services put Parliament Square and its surrounding areas on lockdown, Wednesday, after four people were killed and further 20 injured in what is being described as a terror attack hit the Westminster district.

During the incident, a police officer was stabbed outside the Houses of Parliament and a car reportedly drove into a crowd of people on Westminster Bridge.

St Thomas’ hospital reported that one woman died in the Bridge attack, and the police officer stabbed is said to have died at the scene, according to MP Tobias Ellwood, who reportedly gave him mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.

The alleged assailant was reportedly shot dead. Authorities believe there was only one attacker.

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