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Itisnoteasybeingdifferent Wed 22-Mar-17 15:07:24

Breaking on the Huff and Beeb

NotStoppedAllDay Wed 22-Mar-17 15:08:03

What's going on? I'm on my lunch break so I'm clueless!

MorrisZapp Wed 22-Mar-17 15:08:38

Are any radio stations covering this?

sonlypuppyfat Wed 22-Mar-17 15:08:41


Maudlinmaud Wed 22-Mar-17 15:10:21

Yes wth?

StatisticallyChallenged Wed 22-Mar-17 15:12:04

Was just about to post this. Doesn't look/sound good

FrenchLavender Wed 22-Mar-17 15:13:55

Early indications are:

A police officer stabbed and injured

The perpetrator shot by police not sure if dead or not)

Around 5 people mown down by a 4x4 on nearby Westminster Bridge.

MPs are in lockdown inside the H of P.

BillSykesDog Wed 22-Mar-17 15:14:03

Explosion and 5 pedestrians mown down reported.

endofthelinefinally Wed 22-Mar-17 15:14:36

5 people deliberately run over by a 4x4.
Assailant with knife got through the gate and stabbed a policeman. Shit dead by 2 plain clothes officers.
2 events.
Probably connected?

RufusTheRenegadeReindeer Wed 22-Mar-17 15:14:58


Hope everyone is ok

endofthelinefinally Wed 22-Mar-17 15:15:08


RufusTheRenegadeReindeer Wed 22-Mar-17 15:15:54

Apart from the assailants obviously

I really dont care about them

Butterymuffin Wed 22-Mar-17 15:16:16

Bloody hell. Only found out from this thread. Awful.

sparechange Wed 22-Mar-17 15:18:40

A friend who works in Parliament has said the assailant wasn't shot dead, and has been taken to hospital

They've all been sent back to their departments and Parliament remains on lockdown

BBC newsnight ed has tweeted a similar chain of events to endoftheline

Wishfulmakeupping Wed 22-Mar-17 15:19:03

In his 40's according to sky news -Asian male both him and the police officer he stabbed being treated and the pedestrians ran over- must have been terrifying for them sad

FlappinSwazy Wed 22-Mar-17 15:19:32

Where is the car driver?

Is he shot or was the man that stabbed the police officer shot?

thereinmadnesslies Wed 22-Mar-17 15:19:38

of shots outside UK Parliamentink{ BBC report}

Bellerophon Wed 22-Mar-17 15:20:47

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Wishfulmakeupping Wed 22-Mar-17 15:21:34

Same person isn't it flappy?

Maudlinmaud Wed 22-Mar-17 15:21:40

What Bellerophon?

Wishfulmakeupping Wed 22-Mar-17 15:21:51


BartholinsSister Wed 22-Mar-17 15:22:14

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Abraiid2 Wed 22-Mar-17 15:22:32

More people shot inside Westminster. 12 run over on the bridge the BBC say.

Bellerophon Wed 22-Mar-17 15:22:54

Sorry - I said "hope everyone is ok/well"

WayfaringStranger Wed 22-Mar-17 15:23:09

Apart from the assailant, I think everyone is alive. Am I right?

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