The Westminster Terror Attack

(170322) -- LONDON, March 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Emergency services staff and forensic officers work on Westminster Bridge in London, Britain on March 22, 2017. Four people have been killed, including the stabbed officer and a male terrorist, and at least 20 injured in an attack on the Houses of Parliament Wednesday afternoon in a terrorist attack, police announced. (Xinhua/Tim Ireland)

LONDON, March 22, 2017 (Xinhua) — Emergency services staff and forensic officers work on Westminster Bridge in London, Britain on March 22, 2017. Four people have been killed, including the stabbed officer and a male terrorist, and at least 20 injured in an attack on the Houses of Parliament Wednesday afternoon in a terrorist attack, police announced. (Xinhua/Tim Ireland)

Terror took place in London, when a car-and-knife attack happened, in the heart of London on March 22. Reports say that a black-clad assailant, armed with two long knives, drove his car through a crowd of people on Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death on the grounds of Parliament. This incident led to five people dying and 40 others injured in the confusing swirl of violence. After the crash, the driver left the vehicle and approached Parliament, where the attacker stabbed an armed police officer to death and was fatally shot by the police.

Throughout the chaos filled afternoon, ambulances, emergency vehicles and heavily armed security officers thronged the area outside Parliament, as one of the busiest sections of London was cordoned off and evacuated.

Prime Minister Theresa May was rushed into a vehicle and spirited back to her office. She held a meeting of the government’s emergency committee and issued a statement on Wednesday night from her 10 Downing Street residence denouncing “the sick and depraved terrorist attack on the streets of our Capital this afternoon. Mrs. May also said that “the full details of exactly what happened are still emerging,” but she confirmed that the attack had been carried out by a lone male assailant.

From the injured victims there were 5 South Koreans who got injured. Four of the five South Koreans who were injured in the attack have been already been released from the hospital. Reports say that they are all aged in their 50s and 60s. The Korea Herald reports that the four who have been released from hospital (three women and a man) suffered injuries such as broken bones when they were caught in the rush following the attack. They are likely to return to South Korea today, the Korea JoongAng Daily reports.

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