At least is understood to have died and a number of others injured, including some with ‘catastrophic’ injures, following the ‘terrorist incident’ in Westminster, according to sources at a nearby hospital.
One woman has died and a number of others have been hurt – including some with ‘catastrophic’ injuries – following the incident on Westminster Bridge, a junior doctor at St Thomas’ Hospital has said.
A police officer was also stabbed in the Houses of Parliament in central London. The alleged assailant was shot by armed police.
Witnesses report seeing several people being “mowed down” by a vehicle on Westminster Bridge. Footage on social media shows people lying in the road.
Metropolitan Police say they are treating it as a terrorist incident and buildings are in lockdown.