The man seen on the stretcher is the person suspected of carrying out the London terror attack on Parliament in Westminster.
Summary of the attack includes:
- A police officer has died after being stabbed outside the Houses of Parliament
- Two other people have died and at least 20 others are injured after the attacker drove into them in a car on Westminster Bridge
- The alleged assailant was shot and killed by armed police
- Metropolitan Police say they are treating it as a terrorist incident and buildings are in lockdown.
- Theresa May is chairing an emergency meeting of ministers shortly
6. Romania’s foreign ministry says two Romanians were wounded in the attack, AP news agency reports.
The ministry said the two had been taken to hospital for treatment, without giving details of their condition.
London Ambulance Service’s deputy director of operations, Pauline Cranmer, said in a statement:
“Our thoughts are with the friends and families of those affected by today’s incident.
“We treated 12 patients for serious injuries, who were all taken to hospital. Eight further patients were treated for less serious injuries at the scene. Sadly, three people also died at the scene.
“We were called to the incident at 2.40pm today, with the first ambulance crew arriving within six minutes.
“We sent a number of resources to the scene including ambulance crews, London’s Air Ambulance and specialist teams trained to respond to this type of incident.
“We have been working closely with other members of the emergency services at the scene, with our priority being to ensure patients received the medical help they needed as quickly as possible.
“We declared a major incident and our priority was to assess patients and ensure that they were treated and taken to hospital as soon as possible.
“I would like to thank our staff and the other emergency services who responded today.