2017 Wastmeenster attack

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2017 Wastmeenster attack
Parliament at Sunset.JPG
Westminster Bridge an the Palace o Wastmeenster, the main steds o the attack
LocationWastmeenster, Lunnon, Unitit Kinrick
Coordinates51°30′03″N 0°07′19″W / 51.50083°N 0.12194°W / 51.50083; -0.12194Coordinates: 51°30′03″N 0°07′19″W / 51.50083°N 0.12194°W / 51.50083; -0.12194
Unitit Kinrick
Date22 Mairch 2017 (2017-03-22)
c. 14:40 (GMT)
Attack teep
Daiths5 (3 pedestrians, 1 polis officer an the perpetrator)
Non-fatal injures
50 (4 creetical, 2 ithers life-threatenin)
Perpetrator1 (confirmit)

The 2017 Wastmeenster attack wis a terror attack that occurred on 22 Mairch 2017, ane year efter the 2016 Brussels bombins, on Westminster Bridge, in Parliament Square an athin the grunds o the Palace o Wastmeenster in central Lunnon. A Hyundai Tucson wis driven intae a croud o fowk near the palace gates, an a attacker stobbit fowk, at least ane o thaim bein a polis officer. Fower fowk—includin ane polis officer an the assailant—are confirmit deid.[1][2][3][4]

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  1. "Parliament shooting: Woman dies in Westminster attack". BBC News. Retrieved 22 Mairch 2017.
  2. "'Terror' attack near U.K. Parliament: What we know". USA Today. Retrieved 22 Mairch 2017.
  3. Boyle, Danny; Evans, Martin. "Parliament shooting: Knifeman shot by police after charging through Westminster gates and stabbing officer". The Telegraph. Retrieved 22 Mairch 2017.
  4. "Westminster is in lockdown and Parliament suspended after 'terror' attack". Sky News. London. Retrieved 22 Mairch 2017.

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