Terrorist attack outside UK Parliament: At least 12 injured, woman dead
Westminster : Two suspected terrorist opened gunfire outside United Kingdom Parliament, leaving at least 12 people injured and one woman dead.
With Parliament under complete lockdown, the buses and Tube services have been suspended near the Westminster.
The House of Commons Speaker said that the shutdown will continue till further notice, the Independent reported.
London police said they were called to a firearms incident at Westminster Bridge near the British Parliament on Wednesday.
"We were called at approx 2.40 p.m. to reports of an incident at Westminster Bridge. Being treated as a firearms incident - police on scene," the Metropolitan Police tweeted.
According to a witness, a policeman grabbed someone who was coming in the House and evicted him.
"I was told by one security guard to get out while another one told me to get in. As I walked in I heard a security guard get a radio message saying 'a policeman has been stabbed'".
Two men have been shot - one, presumably the assailant "who looked like he could be dead", said the report.
Staff inside Parliament were told to stay inside their offices.
(with IANS inputs)