A man has been arrested carrying knives near the Houses of Parliament, in London, and arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences by armed police.
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The attacker shot dead following an attack on the Houses of Parliament in London, which killed three people, has been named as Khalid Masood, 52, from Kent.
The police officer stabbed to death during an attack near London’s Houses of Parliament today has been named as PC Keith Palmer, as five people are now understood to have been killed, and a further 40 injured.
At least four people, including a police officer and a man believed to have been the attacker, are now understood to have died, and at least 20 others were injured, in a terror attack outside London’s Houses of Parliament.
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.
Police are treating the shooting at the UK Houses of Parliament in London, which led to a police officer being stabbed and several others injured, as a ‘terrorist incident’ until further notice.
Reports of a shooting have been made outside the UK Houses of Parliament in London, while the building has been put into lockdown.