A UK man stabbed a police officer outside of Parliament this morning in what is officially being called a terrorist attack. Five people were also run over by a large vehicle on Westminster bridge. Police are still not sure whether the man stabbing people was also the same person driving the car. The assailant was shot and killed by police after the stabbing.
Parliament was put on lockdown and all of the lawmakers were told to remain in the building for their safety. It’s still unclear whether this was a rogue violent act or if the man had plans to advance onto Parliament, but either way the British authorities are taking no chances. It has been officially dubbed terrorism and services such as the Tube and Parliament will remain closed for the rest of the day.
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