Multiple incidents near UK parliament

2017-03-22 17:34
Armed police officers enter the Houses of Parliament in London. (Kirsty Wigglesworth, AP)

Armed police officers enter the Houses of Parliament in London. (Kirsty Wigglesworth, AP)

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London - The leader of Britain's House of Commons says a man has attacked a police officer at Parliament and has been shot by police.

David Lidington says the Parliament complex is in lockdown.

He says there are reports of further violent incidents neaby and police say they have been called to a firearms incident on Westminster Bridge.

Witnesses said a vehicle struck several people on the bridge.

Britain's MI5 says it is too early to say if the incident is terror-related.
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