UK Parliament Attack: Westminster Lockdown Over


London: The lockdown of Westminster following the attack on the U.K. Parliament seems to be over, after several hours.

Around 1000 people, including Parliament workers as well as MPs, were locked down in Westminster Abbey. They were being interviewed by the police to see if they had any information that could help the inquiry.

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Four people died, including a police officer, and at least 20 people were injured in a major terror attack outside the Houses of Parliament here.

Mark Rowley, the head of counter-terrorism at the Met, said the police officer, who was stabbed by a lone attacker attempting to enter the House of Commons, had succumbed to his injury. The suspect was also shot and killed as reported by The Guardian.

Prior to this, at least 20 people, including three officers, were reported hurt when an attacker drove a vehicle into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, near the Parliament.

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One woman was believed to have been thrown over the bridge into the river Thames – and later pulled alive from the water – while another fell on to a hard surface below the bridge.

Speaking to reporters outside the central London hospital, junior doctor Colleen Anderson from St Thomas’ hospital said a female pedestrian had also died.