Terror attack near British Parliament in London, 5 dead

India & several countries condemn attack near British Parliament

Terror attack near British Parliament in London, 5 dead

Five people have been killed and about 40 injured in a terror attack near the British Parliament in London. Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said, the attack started when a car mowed down pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, before crashing into railings just outside Parliament. Three people were killed after being hit by the attacker’s car. The attacker also stabbed a police officer before being shot dead. Rowley said, it is believed the attacker was inspired by international terrorism. http://bit.ly/Clipper28App
The House of Commons session was suspended and the members in the chamber were evacuated. Prime Minister Theresa May was taken to a safe location. May, later, condemned the attack terming it sick and depraved. May, later, condemned the attack terming it sick and depraved. After chairing an emergency meeting at Downing Street, she said, the attempts to undermine British values are doomed to failure.
There has been no report of any Indian casualty in the attack, so far. Strongly condemning the attack in a tweet, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj advised people to avoid going to Parliament Square. The minister said, she is in constant touch with Indian High Commission in London. The Commission said, any Indians injured during the incident may contact to it’s Public Response Unit. The contact number of the High Commission is 020-862-95-950 and email ID is info.london@hcilondon.in. http://bit.ly/Clipper28App
Many world leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi have condemned the attack. In a tweet this morning, Modi said, at this difficult moment, India stands with the United Kingdom in the fight against terrorism. He said, his thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families. US President Donald Trump spoke with the British Prime Minister and pledged his administration’s full support in bringing those responsible to justice. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said, Germany stood by Britain firmly and resolutely. French President Francois Hollande also sent a message of solidarity and support. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said, the attack left him highly emotional. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull described it as an attack on parliament, freedom and democracy everywhere.

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