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3/22/17

Terrorism: UK Parliament on lockdown after shots fired

 An alleged assailant has been shot after stabbing a policeman outside the British parliament. There were also reports of a car plowing into several people on Westminster Bridge.

Parliament was suspended on Wednesday following reports of gunfire and at least a dozen injuries around Westminster Bridge.

Reporters inside the parliament were told not to leave the building as reports circulated of a stabbing incident in addition to a shooting. However, it was still unclear to those at the scene what had transpired.

Charlie Cooper, a political correspondent for Politico, said he saw police shoot a man outside the parliament building and that there were at least two casualties.

Read more: UK Parliament on lockdown after shots fired | Breaking News | DW.COM | 22.03.2017

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