The number of victims of the terrorist attack in London has increased to two
In the hospital in serious condition there are multiple victims.
Moscow. March 22. INTERFAX.RU — Confirmed the death of the second person in the attack committed on Wednesday in London near the British Parliament, the TV channel Sky News.
Earlier it was reported about the death of one woman. In addition, the source channel in the police said about the dead guard. According to local media reports, the attack injured at least 10 people.
At the hospital, which received wounded, British journalists reported that many of the victims in the attack are in serious condition.
The terrorist attack in London
According to preliminary data, on Wednesday evening who was driving the vehicle the offender was hit several people on Westminster bridge in Central London, then crashed into a fence near the nearby Parliament building.
Then the terrorist left the car and attacked with a knife on a policeman and inflicted several wounds. After that, the police fired several shots at the man. According to preliminary information, the attacker killed.
Shooting at the building of the British Parliament
Meanwhile the cordon for pedestrians is at Downing St #Westminster #Parliament @BBCRadioLondon pic.twitter.com/EiX4aWh7Pd
— 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 pic.twitter.com/onlm8EF9ej
— Ross Kempsell (@rosskempsell) 22 Mar 2017
Police shoot ‘knife-wielding man’ at parliament after car mows down five people on Westminster Bridge https://t.co/upgf3dH2G1 pic.twitter.com/Qzw7Xv8f6e
— Daily Mail U.K. (@DailyMailUK) 22 Mar 2017
Helicopter footage of the scene in #Westminster after a firearms incident. @AliBunkallSKY with the latest pic.twitter.com/LcKNC75XuS
— Sky News (@SkyNews) March 22, 2017
Paramedics desperately trying to revive injured in New Palace Yard pic.twitter.com/esmQtULO9q
— Libby Wiener (@LibbyWienerITV) 22 Mar 2017
A car on Westminster Bridge has just mowed down at least 5 people. pic.twitter.com/tdCR9I0NgJ
— Radosław Sikorski (@sikorskiradek) 22 Mar 2017
London air ambulance arrives in Parliament Square after the incident at the Palace of Westminster (via @ptr_yeung) pic.twitter.com/tpqjcU4CXl
— Gabardicle (@Gabardicle6) 22 Mar 2017
Air ambulance landing in Parliament square pic.twitter.com/qmAUpyuNkN
— Alistair Bunkall (@AliBunkallSKY) 22 Mar 2017
Currently, the area is cordoned off, at the scene are an ambulance, police and fire. According to “bi-Bi-si”, in connection with the discovery of a suspicious package in the car of the offender there are also engineers.
Because of this, the evacuation of deputies of the Parliament is suspended. Earlier, the hotel brought the head of the British government, Theresa may.