British Muslim Khalid Masood identified as London Attacker
Mar 24, London: The Police on Friday identified London attacker as Khalid Masood, after the so-called Islamic claimed that it was behind the attack.
Masood, 52, was born as Adrian Elms in Kent and was shot dead by police. He had not been the subject of any current police investigations.PC Keith Palmer, 48, Aysha Frade and US tourist Kurt Cochran, 54, were killed on Wednesday, while a 75-year-old man died on Thursday evening.
The so-called Islamic State group has said it was behind the attack.
Three women and five men were arrested in London and Birmingham on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts following Wednesday's attack.
A woman aged 39 was arrested in east London A 21-year-old woman and a 23-year-old man were arrested in Birmingham, A 26-year-old woman and three men aged 28, 27 and 26 were arrested at another address in Birmingham. A man aged 58 was arrested at an address in Birmingham
The Police are continuing to search a number of addresses, including one in Carmarthenshire, three in Birmingham and one in east London. Addresses in Brighton and south-east London have also been searched.
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