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#LatestUpdate,#LondonAttack : Four people are dead and at least 20 are injured

Four people are dead and at least 20 are injured from an attack in London that authorities have declared a terrorist incident. A police officer and the man believed to be an attacker are among the dead. 

    

The attack began when the driver of a car struck bystanders and three police officers on the Westminster Bridge, London's Metropolitan Police said. The car then crashed near the Houses of Parliament and at least one man armed with a knife attacked an armed officer who was guarding Parliament, police said.

The suspect, who authorities believe acted alone, was shot and killed by police.

Injured people are assisted after an incident on Westminster Bridge in London, March 22, 2017. 




French students were among the injured, according to French officials. A seriously injured woman was pulled from the River Thames and is receiving medical treatment, an official with the Port of London Authority told ABC News. Tobias Ellwood, a member of Parliament, was seen giving first aid to one of the victims.

Authorities said they received several different reports today, including a person in the River Thames, a car involved in a collision with pedestrians and a man armed with a knife.

Attack near UK Houses of Parliament Map Emergency services attend to injured people after an incident outside the Palace of Westminster in London, March 22, 2017.

An eyewitness told the BBC that someone driving a car on Westminster Bridge appeared to hit bystanders.

Witness Richard Tice told ABC News that he saw injured people on the pavement. According to Tice, the car appeared to have jumped the curb, knocking people over.

Emergency services workers respond to the scene of an incident near Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliament in London on March 22, 2017. Conservative Member of Parliament Tobias Ellwood, center, helps emergency services attend to an injured person outside the Houses of Parliament, London, March 22, 2017. A member of the public is treated by emergency services near Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliament on March 22, 2017 in London. 




Additional officers were deployed across London today and the public was asked to remain vigilant.

Armed police officers enter the Houses of Parliament in London, March 23, 2017 after the House of Commons sitting was suspended as witnesses reported sounds like gunfire outside.

After the attack Parliament was placed on lockdown.

MP's in House of Commons, London after a major security alert at the Palace of Westminster in London, March 22, 2017.

As police swarmed the area, Tom Peck, a British journalist, told ABC News that he heard a loud bang, lots of screaming and then several gunshots from his office in London.

A police officer tapes off Parliament Square after reports of loud bangs, in London, Britain, March 22, 2017. Police secure the area on the south side of Westminster Bridge close to the Houses of Parliament in London, March 22, 2017.

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a statement, "I express my condolences to the victims and their families. The American people send their thoughts and prayers to the people of the United Kingdom. We condemn these horrific acts of violence, and whether they were carried out by troubled individuals or by terrorists, the victims know no difference."

An armed police officer stands on Parliament Square outside of the Houses of Parliament in London, March 23, 2017 after the House of Commons sitting was suspended as witnesses reported sounds like gunfire outside.
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