Four people have died in a terror attack near the U.K.’s Houses of Parliament in London, in which an assailant stabbed a police officer and a car mowed down pedestrians.
The incident on Wednesday afternoon local time also left several injured, some severely, according to media reports.
“The senior national coordinator has declared this a terrorism incident, and although we remain open -minded to the motive, a full counter-terrorism investigation is already underway,” Metropolitan Police Commander B.J. Harrington said at a press conference Wednesday.
Four people have died in the incident, including one police officer, and 20 injured, the Met said in a press update later in the afternoon.
A car slammed into pedestrians near the U.K. Parliament, leaving at least one person dead and a dozen injured. Police were treating the incident as terrorism.
Early Wednesday afternoon local time, a car drove directly toward pedestrians on nearby...