This womans stare captured the face of terror
This womans stare captured the face of terror/Toby Melville/Reuters

The Face Of Terror

The face of terror hits another city as five people are dead after a “terrorist incident” outside the British Parliament in London, according to British police.The dead include a police officer and the attacker (whose name is yet to be released to the public)

What we know so far :
* The killed officer was Police Constable Keith Palmer, 48
* The incident started when a knifeman drove a car across Westminster Bridge and through a crowd about 2.40pm (Local Time)
* After crashing the car, he ran through the gates at Parliament and stabbed the police officer
* The man was shot dead as he approached a second officer
* At least 20 people, including three French students, are injured. Some have “catastrophic injuries”
* The Metropolitan Police confirmed the attack was a “terrorist incident” and a counter-terrorism investigation was under way

UK`s Prime minister Theresa May responded :
“We will all move forward together, never giving in to terror and never allowing the voices of hate and evil to drive us apart,” she said.
The prime minister added: “The location of this attack was no accident. The terrorist chose to strike at the heart of our capital city where people of all nationalities, religions and cultures come together to celebrate the values of liberty, democracy and freedom of speech.”

  • MPs were locked in the House of Commons for more than four hours and business suspended
  • Around 1,000 people were taken to Westminster Abbey for safety and were then being processed by police
  • The House of Commons and Lords will sit at their usual times on Thursday
  • Over the following days there will be extra unarmed and armed officers on the streets of London
  • The White House said Mrs May had spoken to President Donald Trump about the attack
  • Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo says the Eiffel tower will go dark at midnight in homage to the London victims
  • London mayor Sadiq Khan praised citizens and emergency services for their “tremendous bravery” and said: “Londoners will never be cowed by terrorism”.

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