London Attack – 5 dead and 40 injured, PM Modi expresses grief :- In a terrorist attack on Wednesday in London, 5 people were killed and 40 injured. The attacker ploughed car into pedestrians and a suspected Islamist-inspired attacker stabbed a policeman close to Britain’s parliament.
Prime Minister of Britain – Theresa May condemned the attack as sick and depraved.
In a statement outside her 10 Downing Street office late in the evening, PM Theresa May said that the location of this attack was no accident.
She further said that the terrorists chose to attack at the heart of our capital city, where people of all cultures, religions and nationalities come together to celebrate the values of liberty, democracy and freedom of speech.
PM Modi also expressed grief over the attack. In a tweet on Twitter, PM Modi tweeted that deeply saddened by the terror attack in London. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families.
The most senior counter-terrorism officer of Britain – Mark Rowley told reporters that the attack started when a car was driven over Westminster Bridge, hitting and injuring members of the public and three police officers.
He said that a car crashed near to parliament and at least one man, armed with a knife, continued the attack and tried to enter parliament.
This attack was the deadliest attack in London after 4 British Islamists killed 52 commuters in suicide bombings on the transport system of the city in the month of July 2005.
The deceased police officer was identified as Keith Palmer, 48, with 15 years of service.
As per a photographer that a dozen people injured on the bridge. People lying on the ground, some of them bleeding heavily and one under a bus.
The French officials said that 3 French schoolchildren aged 15 or 16 were among those injured in the attack.
London Mayor – Sadiq Khan said that more police officers would be deployed on the city streets to keep Londoners and visitors safe.
Recently, the deadly attack in London to be treated as a terrorist incident was in the month of May 2013, when two British Islamists stabbed to death soldier Lee Rigby on a street.