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Man Arrested In London After Parliament Car Crash, Pedestrians Injured

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City of London Police car in London, England. Photo: André Gustavo Stumpf.


A man has been arrested on suspicion of “terrorist offenses” after crashing a car into security barriers outside Britain’s Parliament and injuring several pedestrians, London police say.

London’s Metropolitan police said on August 14 that they are treating the car crash as a terrorist attack, and that the Met’s Counter-Terrorism Command was leading the investigation.

“The male driver of the car was detained by officers at the scene,” the Metropolitan Police said on Twitter on August 14.

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