Parliament is currently on lockdown after a Police Officer was stabbed multiple times and dozens of people have been mowed down on Westminster Bridge.
The Met Police are currently treating this as a ‘Firearms’ incident
Officers – including firearms officers – are on scene and dealing with the incident in #Westminster
— Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) March 22, 2017
Commons leader David Lidington said a “police officer has been stabbed” and the “alleged assailant was shot by armed police” following a “serious incident”.
There are also reports of a dozen people injured on Westminster Bridge after a car attempted to run down a number of pedestrians.
The Prime Minster was immediately removed from the area by undercover police officers.