The assailant mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a police officer before attempting to storm the Parliament building.
By Alana Horowitz Satlin , Eline Gordts , Willa Frej
• An armed man attempted to storm the Parliament building in London on Wednesday after ramming into pedestrians on a nearby bridge.• Four people were killed: the attacker, a police officer, a 43-year-old mother, and a man in his 50s.• Police arrested eight people following overnight raids and are investigating the incident as an act of terrorism.
LONDON ― British police arrested eight people in overnight raids as they searched for more information on Thursday about the previous day’s attack on one of the city’s busiest areas.
An armed assailant drove into pedestrians on the Westminster Bridge on Wednesday afternoon, then stabbed a police officer while trying to storm the city’s Parliament building, killing three people and injuring around 40 more. Twenty-nine...