FOUR people are dead – including police officer and terrorist – and 20 more injured – after killer mowed down pedestrians on Westminster Bridge before killer is shot attacking police in Parliament grounds 


Three people and a terrorist are dead after an attacker brought carnage to central London today, mowing down pedestrians on Westminster Bridge and hacking at police with knives in the grounds of the Houses of Parliament.

At least 20 people were hit on the crowded bridge when a 4×4 drove along the pavement, knocking down pedestrians before crashing into a fence below Big Ben.

An intruder, described by a witness as ‘middle-aged and Asian’, then managed to break into the grounds of the Parliament where he fatally stabbed a police officer with two knives.

The policeman died at the scene. The attacker, who was shot by armed officers, died after he was taken to hospital.

It is currently believed one attacker was involved, killing three people, including the policeman, and leaving at least 20 pedestrians and three other police officers seriously injured.

Prime Minister Theresa May was bundled into her car by a plain-clothes police officer and driven quickly from the scene as the attack unfolded. She will chair a meeting of the Government’s emergency Cobra Committee tonight.

Scotland Yard said the attack, which comes a year to the day after the terrorist atrocities in Brussels, is being treated ‘as a terrorist incident until we know otherwise’.

It is currently known that: 

  • One woman was killed on Westminster Bridge after a number of pedestrians were mowed down by a car. 
  • It is believed a second person was killed in the incident on the bridge. 
  • Another woman ended up in the Thames and was treated for serious injuries after being pulled from the water. 
  • A group of French schoolchildren were among those targeted on the bridge. 
  • The attacker jumped out the car and fatally stabbed a police officer in the grounds of the Palace of Westminster.
  • The knifeman was shot dead moments later by another officer.
  • Police are treating the incident as a terrorist attack.
  • Prime Minister Theresa May will be chairing a meeting of the Government’s emergency Cobra committee. 
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