The Met Police has confirmed this is a ‘Terrorist Incident until they know otherwise’
A number of police officers were attacked by a man with a knife as he broke a security cordon at Westminster.
Moments before a number of people were mowed down on Westminster Bridge.
A police officer was then attacked with a knife and the offender was shot by armed officers.
Police Officers are currently searching the Houses Of Parliment floor by floor to ensure there is no other attackers.
Parliment was instantly placed on Lockdown following the incident which the Met Police treat as a ‘Armed incident’ which is believed to have begun on Westminster Bridge where a number of people were hit by a 4×4.
The 4×4 then smashed into the railings at the Houses Of Parliment, The attacker then confronted and attacked a Police Officer and managed to get into the grounds and was shot by officers.
The Police Officer and the attacker are believed to have been seriously injured.
A Police Officer has been stabbed and the person who stabbed the officer has been shot dead by armed officers #Westminster
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