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Terrorist attack at UK Parliament: Four dead, over 40 injured, two in critical condition

Four dead including attacker, several other people suffered “catastrophic injuries,” around 40 hurt including three police officers
  • The man police believe to be responsible for the terrorist attack in Westminster has been formally identified as Khalid Masood, Scotland Yard says. Masood, aged 52, was born in Kent, UK and detectives believe he was most recently living in the West Midlands. Masood was not the subject of any current investigations and there was no prior intelligence about his intent to mount a terrorist attack, police say. He was known to the police and had a range of previous convictions for assaults, including Grievously Bodily Harm (GBH), possession of offensive weapons and public order offenses. He has not been convicted of any terrorism offenses
  • Eight arrests made during overnight raids by police in London, Birmingham and other parts of the UK
  • Met Police Commander Harrington says “Full counter-terrorism investigation underway”
  • Number of dead confirmed as four, including the attacker shot by armed police outside Parliament
  • Police Constable Keith Palmer, 48, was stabbed by Massoud. Tobias Ellwood MP, foreign office minister, gave mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to the officer before he died
  • Aysha Frade, a 43-year-old mother of two, was hit by the car Massoud drove into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge. Frade worked at the nearby DLD college where she was the head of department and taught Spanish
  • Kurt Cochran, a U.S. citizen from Utah reportedly in his fifties was killed in the attacks
  • Leslie Rhodes a 75-year-old man, died Thursday after being hospitalized with injuries from the attack
  • At least 39 people injured including three police officers; seven in a critical condition
  • Injured include 12 Britons, 4 South Koreans, 3 French, 2 Romanians, 2 Greek
  • Port of London Authority says one woman with serious injuries was rescued from River Thames

Latest Statement from London Metropolitan Police

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Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan speaks to Sky News the day after the Westminster terror attack

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