London car crash treating as terror incident, police say

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 - 15:44

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences after a car crashed outside the Houses of Parliament in the UK, injuring several people.
 
Officers were seen surrounding the vehicle before the man in his late 20s was detained, shortly after 07:30 BST.
 
London Ambulance Service said it had taken two patients to the hospital with none life-threatening injuries after cyclists and pedestrians were hit.
 
No one else was in the car and no weapons have been found so far.
 
"At this stage, we are treating this as a terrorist incident and the Met's Counter Terrorism Command is now leading the investigation," said Scotland Yard.
 
The man is in police custody at a south London police station and police are searching the vehicle, which is still at the scene.


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