IG* has claimed responsibility for the attack in London

IG* has claimed responsibility for the attack in London

MOSCOW, 23 Mar — RIA Novosti. Terrorist group “Islamic state”* has claimed responsibility for the attack in London, reports Reuters.


The attack occurred at 14.40 local time (17.40 GMT) on Wednesday in one of the most popular tourist places in the city.

The car going across Westminster bridge, drove on the sidewalk, knocked down a few people and drove to the Parliament building, where the attacker was stopped by the police. He stabbed a policeman who later died. The terrorist then shot another police officer.

In the attack, according to the latest figures, killed four people and injured 40. During the investigation, police arrested eight people.

* The terrorist group ISIS (“Islamic state”) is banned in Russia

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

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 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