Reports of Gunfire Outside British Parliament.
The British parliament building in London has been put on lockdown following reports of gunfire outside the building Wednesday. Witness reports and Reuters photographs show two victims bleeding heavily on Westminster bridge, where London police said officers responded to a “firearms incident”, reports Voice Of America.
According to reuters: “A policeman was stabbed inside the perimeter of Britain’s parliament building on Wednesday, an assailant was shot outside and several people lay bleeding on a nearby bridge, Reuters witnesses and officials said.
A Reuters photographer saw at least a dozen people injured on Westminster Bridge and photographs showed people lying on the ground, bleeding heavily. The number of casualties was unclear.
The ap says On the bridge, witnesses said a vehicle struck several people, and photos showed a car plowed into railings. updated at 11:08 am the officer has died according to the ap.