Attack at Westminster leaves five dead and 40 injured
Mar 23, London: Five people were killed and at least 40 were injured in the terror attack at Westminster after a car plowed over pedstrians yesterday, they also stabbed and killed policeman in the grounds of Parliament.
The dead officer has been named as PC Keith Palmer, 48, a husband and father. PM Theresa May has called the attack "sick and depraved" and struck at values of liberty, democracy and freedom of speech.
The attack took place around 14.40 GMT when a single attacker drove a car along a pavement over Westminster Bridge, near the Houses of Parliament in central London, killing at least two people and injuring many more. The car then crashed into railings outside the Houses of Parliament.
The attacker, armed with a knife, ran to Parliament where he was confronted by the police. PC Palmer - who was not armed - was then stabbed and killed.The attacker was later shot dead by armed officers.
According to repaid tribute to the "exceptional men and women" of the police force who responded to the attack, saying: "We will all move forward together, never giving in to terror and never allowing the voices of hate and evil to drive us apart." "The location of this attack was no accident.
"The terrorist chose to strike at the heart of our capital city where people of all nationalities, religions and cultures come together to celebrate the values of liberty, democracy and freedom of speech."
The Oslo Times International News Network