The deadliest attack took place in London where a terrorist attacked London’s Parliament. The London Parliament attack took place near the Parliament where a knife-wielding man hit people across the streets and stabbing a Policeman.
The attacker who was said to be ‘known’ to the Metropolitan Police and the Police, blew his Gray color Hyundai i40 into the Westminster Bridge outside the British Parliament. The Policeman identified as Keith Palmer whose was serving his 15th year of service in British Police. The attack is said to be the deadliest attack since 7/7 attack.
Dept Comm Rowley said: “One of those who died today was a police officer – PC Keith Palmer – a member of our Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection Command. Keith aged 48, had 15 years’ service and was a husband and a father. He was someone who left for work today expecting to return home at the end of his shift, and he had every right to expect that would happen. I can also now confirm three members of the public also lost their lives in this attack. Specially trained family liaison officers will be deployed to support them. And I confirmed earlier, and the suspected attacker was shot dead by armed police, therefore meaning we now have five people in total who have died.”
Eyewitness Rick Longley said: “We were just walking up to the station and someone crashed a car and took some pedestrians out. They were just laying there, and then the whole crowd just surged around the corner by the gates just opposite Big Ben. A guy came past my right shoulder with a big knife and just started plunging it into the policeman. I have never seen anything like that. I just can’t believe what I just saw.”
After the news of the terrorist attack had broken out, Prominent leaders across the world reacted to it and showed their condolences to Britain. American President Donald Trump wrote, “I spoke with PM Theresa May of the United Kingdom to offer my condolences on today’s terror attack in London.” French President Francois Hollande said, “The Eiffel Tower turns off its lights tonight in a mark of respect to London.” German Chancellor Angela Merkel equally supported the terrorist attack and expressed her views to the British Government. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, “Canadians stand united with the British people in the fight against terrorism,” Trudeau said in a statement. “We will continue to work together with the U.K. and all our allies to show the world that freedom and democracy will always triumph.” Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “Deeply saddened by the terror attack in London. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families.”