At least one woman has died, according to junior doctor at St Thomas’s Hospital, who went to say that other victims have “catastrophic injuries.”  Other witnesses describe people lying on Westminster Bridge in pools of blood as CPR was attempted, with one person having been knocked off, or jumped from, the bridge as a car ploughed into pedestrians, mowing down several schoolchildren.  The car then careered into railings outside the Houses of Parliament.Further casualties have happened outside the Houses of Parliament, where a policeman was stabbed and others injured.  Police are describing the incident as a ‘terrorist attack’ and Westminster remains on lockdown.  A knife-wielding assailant was shot dead by armed counterterror officers.The bomb squad is also on the scene after a suspect package was discovered in an abandoned vehicle; several streets have been cordoned off and the London Eye has been suspended, leaving passengers trapped.

 

 

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