The building of the British Parliament shooting occurred

The building of the British Parliament shooting occurred

According to Reuters, at least twelve people were injured. Police said that at present, considers the incident as a terrorist attack.


The building is closed, the work of the Parliament is suspended, reports Reuters.

Inside the building, the Agency said the witness, medics assist the two victims. At least ten of the wounded are on Westminster bridge near the UK Parliament, said the photographer of the edition. Arrived at the scene of the air ambulance.

PHOTO: Image allegedly showing the scene of the shooting outside UK Parliament. – @Lukesteele4

— Conflict News (@Conflicts) March 22, 2017

The police commented on the incident, noting that the incident is considered as an “incident with a weapon”. “We received a call about the incident on Westminster bridge. It is considered as an incident with a weapon, the police on the spot”, — stated in the message.

Members of Parliament were asked not to leave the building. The leader of the house of Commons, David Lidington said that the alleged assailant was shot by police. According to him, inside the Parliament was stabbed a COP. There is also evidence of “further violent incidents,” he said, but “it will be erroneous of me to go into detail until the confirmation of the police,” he also stressed.

The Guardian writes that there is evidence that the car hit several people on Westminster bridge. Sky News, citing eyewitness reports that saw the SUV that hit a man outside the Parliament building. Reuters notes that the incident could have happened in different places, including the bridge near Parliament.

Former foreign Minister of Poland Radoslaw Sikorski, published in his Twitter live from the event.

A car on Westminster Bridge has just mowed down at least 5 people.

— Radosław Sikorski (@sikorskiradek) March 22, 2017

The police said it considers the incident as a terrorist incident until, until proven different.

Bi-bi-si has informed that, according to police, a suspicious vehicle found near the Parliament. In this regard, is the evacuation of people.

Shooting at the building of the British Parliament

Meanwhile the cordon for pedestrians is at Downing St #Westminster #Parliament @BBCRadioLondon

— Anna O’neill (@Annareporting) 22 Mar 2017

BREAKING: a Cordon outside parliament extended for third time. The closest you can get now is Horseferry Road

— Ross Kempsell (@rosskempsell) 22 Mar 2017

Police shoot ‘knife-wielding man’ at parliament after car mows down five people on Westminster Bridge

— Daily Mail U.K. (@DailyMailUK) 22 Mar 2017

Publication from Gary Kittle (@gazzaiceman) Mar 22 2017 at 7:56 PDT

Helicopter footage of the scene in #Westminster after a firearms incident. @AliBunkallSKY with the latest

— Sky News (@SkyNews) March 22, 2017

Paramedics desperately trying to revive injured in New Palace Yard

— Libby Wiener (@LibbyWienerITV) 22 Mar 2017

A car on Westminster Bridge has just mowed down at least 5 people.

— Radosław Sikorski (@sikorskiradek) 22 Mar 2017

London air ambulance arrives in Parliament Square after the incident at the Palace of Westminster (via @ptr_yeung)

— Gabardicle (@Gabardicle6) 22 Mar 2017

Air ambulance landing in Parliament square

— Alistair Bunkall (@AliBunkallSKY) 22 Mar 2017