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London attack: Pictures from Westminster 'terrorist incident'

Thursday - 23/03/2017 02:06
Four people, including a police officer and an attacker, are dead and 20 others are injured in a 'terrorist incident' in Westminster.
London attack: Pictures from Westminster 'terrorist incident'
  • Armed police at Westminster
    EPA

    Police are at a "terrorist incident" at the Palace of Westminster and Westminster Bridge where four people, including a police officer and an attacker, have died and 20 others have been injured.

  • Inside Westminster gates
    PA

    Emergency services sealed off the area just after 14:40 GMT after an officer was killed and their attacker shot by armed police inside the gates.

  • Ambulance crews and police outside the Palace of Westminster
    BBC

    Ambulance crews were treating people on Westminster Bridge and on the road down to Parliament Square after a car hit pedestrians, killing two people.

  • Police hold a gun to a man on the ground
    PA

    Police could be seen holding a gun to a man on the cobbles inside the grounds of the palace.

  • Man on a stretcher at Westminster
    AP

    He was taken to a waiting ambulance on a stretcher.

  • Policeman outside the Houses of Parliament
    GETTY IMAGES

    The prime minister was taken by police back to Downing Street from the House of Commons.

  • Armed police inside the Palace of Westminster
    ALISON BASKERVILLE

    Armed police looked after visitors inside as Parliament was suspended and the site went into lockdown.

  • Injured man at Westminster
    GETTY IMAGES

    People injured on the nearby bridge were helped from the scene by the emergency services. Some had 'catastrophic' injuries.

  • Ambulance crews working on Westminster Bridge
    GETTY IMAGES

    Crews worked on several people who were hit by a car before it was driven into the railings of Parliament.

  • Crowd held back outside Westminster Tube Station.
    GETTY IMAGES

    Tourists and Londoners were caught up as roads were closed.

  • People rush from the bridge
    REUTERS

    They rushed from the bridge and headed away from Parliament Square.

  • A police boat on the River Thames
    AFP

    Patrol boats were out on the Thames. A woman was pulled from the river and treated for injuries after she apparently jumped in.

  • Armed policeman at Westminster
    EPA

    People have been told to avoid Parliament Square, Whitehall, Lambeth Bridge, Victoria Street to the junction of Broadway, and the Embankment between Westminster and Embankment Tube.


 

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