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Westminster terror attack as it happened: Four people dead after car hits pedestrians, police officer stabbed and attacker shot

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Westminster terror attack: Four people dead after car hits pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, police officer stabbed at Houses of Parliament and attacker shot

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    Four people have been killed in a terror attack in Westminster
  • A police officer is among the dead as well as the attacker, the Met Police has confirmed
  • The attacker was seen wielding a knife having already "mowed down" pedestrians on Westminster Bridge
  • Two people were killed on the bridge and a woman pulled out of the Thames alive having apparently jumped in
  • The Houses of Parliament were in lockdown for about two hours while MPs were kept in the Chamber for their own safety
  • Three French schoolchildren were among those injured in the attack
  • Armed police officers to be stationed on streets across London as security tightens

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