Five dead in London terror attack
23 March 2017 10:18

Five dead in London terror attack

ASTANA. KAZINFORM London terrorist attack leaves 5 people dead and 40 people injured, according to Mark Rowley, Scotland Yard's top anti-terror officer, RIA Novosti reports.

Earlier police said that four people were killed and at least 20 people had been injured.

"40 people were injured, some with serious injuries, and 5 dead including a police officer Keith Palmer, who was a member of the Diplomatic Protection Service", Rowley said.

The terror attack occurred in one of London's most popular destinations: the car moving along a pavement over Westminster Bridge hit several people, reached the Parliament building but the attacker had been stopped by police. Armed with a knife he stabbed a police officer who later died. The suspected terrorist was then shot by another officer.

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