Shots have been fired outside the UK Parliament in an incident UK police are treating as “terrorist” related.
According to the AFP newswire‚ British police said the incident outside Parliament on Wednesday‚ which saw a police officer stabbed and his assailant shot‚ was being treated as terrorism.
“We are treating this as a terrorist incident until we know otherwise‚” police said in a statement.
Earlier‚ the BBC tweeted that the Palace of Westminster was reportedly in lockdown.
Live images on television showed a huge police presence outside the Parliament building.
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