5 Killed, At least 40 Injured As Result Of Terror Attack Near UK Parliament

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5 Killed, At least 40 Injured As Result Of Terror Attack Near UK Parliament

A woman lies injured after a shottingt incident on Westminster Bridge in London, March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville

UPDATE (23.03.2017): 5 people were killed an 40 injured.

4 people were killed and 20 inured as a result of an attack near the UK Parliament which SF had reported earlier today.

  • A car mowed down pedestrians on Westminster Bridge and charged the gates of parliament;
  • A kinfe attacker was shot outside the UK parliament after attacking police officers.

Summary of the crucial facts:

  • Police describes the incident as a terrorist attack;
  • In total, 5 people are dead: a police officer, the attacker and 3 other people;
  • Some 40 people were injured according to reports. Some of them have “catastrophic” injuries;
  • A police officer was killed by a kinfe attacker;
  • The attacker was killed by armed police.

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